Code Enforcement Team is responsible for health and safety relating to vegetation and debris on lots and for unoccupied, unsecured buildings within the City limits.
When a code violation is identified and the owner has not taken action to correct it, the City of San Antonio can step in and correct the violation, without prior notice to the owner. This is called abatement—defined as to doing away with a problem considered a public or private nuisance or a problem posing a health and/or safety risk. .
The City Code authorizes the City to summarily abate the following: