Code Enforcement

The City of Socorro’s Code Compliance Department is in charge of ensuring the adherence of city ordinances within the city limits.

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To collaborate with our citizens to provide exceptional service and utilize forward-thinking ideas to generate the highest possible quality of living and a safe community for all current and future residentsTo collaborate with our citizens to provide exceptional service and utilize forward-thinking ideas to generate the highest possible quality of living and a safe community for all current and future residents.

Common Violations

Common code violations include, but are not limited to:

Illegal Signs: It is a violation to place, post, or erect any sign in the public right of way. This includes garage sale and advertisement signs that are free standing or attached to utility poles, stop signs, etc.

Junked/Inoperable Vehicles: Junked vehicles are not allowed to be stored on property. A vehicle is classified as junked if it does not have an unexpired license plate or valid vehicle inspection and is wrecked or dismantled or has remained inoperable for more than 72 consecutive hours on public property or for 30 consecutive days on private property.

High Weeds: Grass or weeds shall not be allowed to grow in excess of twelve (12) inches on any property; whether the property is vacant or occupied.

Obstructions on City Property: Sidewalks, streets and curbs must be kept free of obstructions. This includes placing fences and basketball goals in the right-of-ways (area between sidewalk and curb).

Sanitation: All exterior property and premises must be maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary condition. It is a violation to dispose of junk, garbage, rubbish, refuse or other solid waste upon public or private property. This includes brush, furniture, and appliances.

City Resources

Planning & Zoning    

860 N. Rio Vista Rd.  
Socorro, TX 79927   
915-872-8531

Socorro Police Dept.

240 N Moon Rd.
Socorro, TX 79927
915-275-1048

Non- Emergency reports
915-858-6986

Park & Public Works   

241 Old Hueco Tanks Rd.
Socorro, TX 79927   
915-858-1114

City of Socorro Administration

124 S. Horizon Blvd.
Socorro, TX 79927   
915-858-2915   

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