Civil Code Enforcement

About the Division

This departments primary responsibility is to safeguard the health, safety, and wellbeing of the citizens of Fredericksburg. This is done by enforcing the minimum standards set forth by the State of Texas as well as the adopted Ordinances of the City of Fredericksburg. Code Enforcement helps eliminate potential health and safety hazards while providing protection for the citizenship and their interests.

Permit Instructions

To pull a permit through the Code Enforcement Office, please visit the Permit Applications tab, select the permit you wish to apply for, complete the permit application, and email to Ray Ortegon.

Once received, an email will be returned to you with your permit number and fee amount.  You may then visit the Payment Portal to pay your Permit Fee.

Code Enforcement Citation Payment Information

Paying a Code Enforcement citation fine can be done several ways:

By Mail or In Person

  • Make checks payable to: City of Fredericksburg and include the Citation number on the check.
  • Mail your check to: City of Fredericksburg Finance Department, 126 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Pay in Person: Fredericksburg City Hall, 126 West Main Street, First Floor, at the Cashier's desk.

Online - available 24/7

  • Pay with credit, debit, or prepaid debit cards at - use Pay Location Code a005hn.
  • All payments by credit, debit, or prepaid debit cards will incur a service processing fee.

How Can you Help?

  • Take pride in the community
  • Understand the City codes
  • Set the example - Keep your property free of violations
  • Ask neighbors to comply when you notice a violation