Codes & Ordinances

Code of Ordinances

More ordinances for Castle Hills can be found on Municipal Code of Ordinances page

Common Codes & Ordinances

  • House numbers, no less than 4 inches in height, are required to be placed at the front and rear property so that the numbers are visible from the street and/or alleyway. Numbers shall be of a color which contrasts with the background so as to be outstanding.
  • Parking is only allowed on paved driveway leading to a carport or a semi-circular driveway. 
  • You can only set out the equivalent of 3 32-gallon trash cans per week for brush pickup.
  • Trees overhanging into the City right-of-way must have 14-foot clearance above the street or 12-foot clearance above sidewalk.
  • Permits are required for tree trimming.
  • Dogs and cats are required to be registered with the city.
  • Leash law applies to dogs.
  • It is illegal to drain your pool into the street or alleyway if the water contains more than 1.0 mg/L of total residual chlorine. 
  • Parking on the streets between 2 and 5 a.m. is not allowed.
  • Property owners are responsible for keeping drainage easements clean and free of trash, brush, cut grass, etc. at all times.
  • Tenants and/or property owners are responsible for removing weeds, grass, or other vegetation growing to the center line of an alley.
  • You must have a permit to conduct a garage sale.
  • Recreational vehicles, boats or trailers are not allowed to be parked in the front yard.

Code Compliance Issues

We encourage you to contact Code Compliance if you have a concern in your neighborhood, such as tall grass, weeds, boats and RVs in the driveway,or barking dogs. File a complaint online or call 210-342-2341, extension 221.


Ordinances listed below are not yet in Municode.