Code Enforcement is a division of the Corpus Christi Police Department. The Code Enforcement Division strives to keep all properties in compliance through education, community policing and building relationships with our citizens. The division aims to strengthen neighborhoods by preventing the deterioration of housing and commercial properties, through the enforcement and abatement of code violations. Homeowners and tenants are equally responsible for the care of their premises.
Code Enforcement encourages all residents to "Know the Code" and keep our community free from health and safety risks. Removing the grime within each neighborhood will reduce related criminal activity and preserve property values.
Code Enforcement Services
Corpus Christi Code Enforcement adopted the International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 Edition a copy of which, authenticated by the signatures of the mayor and the city secretary, made public r
Citizens can enter potential violations online and track the case progress through the Code Enforcement Online Customer Portal. Citizens can also report code violations to the Customer Call Center.
Commander Hollis D. Bowers
Commander Hollis D. Bowers is a 19 year veteran of the Corpus Christi Police Department. He served 8 years in patrol and as a Field Training Officer. October 2007 Bowers was promoted to Lieutenant working as a patrol supervisor, then 2 years as the Gang Unit supervisor. He was promoted to Captain in November 2010, serving as Patrol Captain, Uniform Executive Officer, Emergency Operations Captain, Criminal Investigations Executive Officer, and Internal Affairs Captain. With the October 2018 promotion to the rank of Police Commander, Bowers assumes responsibility for the Code Enforcement Division and Animal Care Services.
Commander Bowers is a Veteran of the United States Army whom earned his Officer Commission in October 1991. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Howard Payne University in 1994. Bowers is a member of the 57th Police Academy, Graduate of the 253rd Session of the FBI National Academy, and a Graduate of the 77th Session of the LEMIT Leadership Command College. He is also a Master Peace Officer License holder through TCOLE and Certified TCOLE Instructor.