Denton County offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day

Environmental Division

Complaint Procedures

The following guidelines will govern the use of a formal Notice of Violation:

  1. Receipt of a written complaint specifying the property and a potential violation.

  2. A Denton County Public Health - Environmental Health Division representative will make an on-site inspection within 21 days.

  3. The inspector will determine whether a violation of County statutes exists.

  4. A verbal summary of the findings and recommendations regarding the law will be provided if a resident is present.

  5. The inspector will determine the actual property owner.

  6. The Notice of Violation will be sent to the property owner via certified mail.

  7. A follow-up inspection will be conducted in accordance with the date on the Notice.

  8. If compliance with State and County statutes has not been achieved, a referral to the appropriate Justice of the Peace Court will be made in accordance with the Notice of Violation