General Class Information

Instructor-Led Class

Advanced Ordinance Investigations
6 Continuing Education Hours

This class covers a range of practical "hands on" issues faced in the profession of code enforcement, including dealing with nuisance structures and other nuisance situations.

Who Should Attend
Local code enforcement officers and registered sanitarians; local peace officers; community development directors; prosecutors; city and county staff and elected officials needing a good understanding of advanced code enforcement techniques. This is an ideal class for both new and experienced municipal code enforcement officers.

Six (6) hours code enforcement/RS continuing education credits will be awarded for successful completion. For code enforcement officers, this class includes one hour in "Legal / Legislative Update Related to the Profession of Code Enforcement." Six (6) hours TCOLE credit may be given at the discretion of participant's agency (Lesson Plan and Instructor Biography will be provided to Agency Training Officer). Peace officers seeking to earn TCOLE credits for completion of Class 3880 should verify with their Training Officer that this class meets Agency requirements prior to registration. In some cases TCOLE credit will be filed by the local agency hosting the class.

Your instructor for this class is Donald "Chip" Matthews, Senior Instructor at Texas Illegal Dumping Resource Center. If you need to contact him for any reason, you can do so at