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Code Rangers

The Code Rangers program seeks to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

Trained Code Rangers participants provide reports of suspected code violations. The city then sends courtesy letters to property owners and residents regarding possible code violations in an effort to improve the appearance and safety of the neighborhood. The goals of the program are to:

  • Encourage residents and property owners to maintain their homes and yards in order to preserve property values and discourage crime.
  • Allow Code Enforcement Officers the opportunity to devote more time to chronic, dangerous or complicated issues affecting the neighborhood.
  • Create a greater sense of community in each neighborhood by encouraging cooperation and increasing neighborhood pride.
  • Make Fort Worth a cleaner, safer and more attractive place for all residents.

Become a Code Ranger

Classes are generally held on a Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 E. Missouri Ave., unless otherwise noted (dates are tentative until class is filled).

Contact Officer Shelly Garcia at 817-269-8652 to register.

Schedule of classes


  • Nov. 8, 2014 Canceled
  • March 7, 2015
  • May 16, 2015
  • Aug. 15, 2015


  • None scheduled at this time

Map of Neighborhood Associations with active Code Ranger Groups 

More Information

Call 817-392-1234 to learn more about the Code Rangers Program or schedule a presentation for your group.


Code Rangers
c/o Neighborhood Stability Section
1000 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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