The City of Missouri City has a comprehensive Code of Ordinances addressing many issues. The Missouri City Police Department is concerned mostly with ordinances that relate to policing and quality of life issues.
Alarm systems must be registered; includes an initial and annual renewal fee
More than five false alarms in a one-year period can result in a fine
Approximately 95% of alarm calls answered by the department annually are false alarms
For more information, contact City Hall at 281.403.8500
A juvenile is defined as any person 17 years old and younger
Curfew: 11:00 pm Sunday - Thursday; one minute after midnight Friday - Saturday; and 9:00 am - 2:30 pm on school days
Punishment is at the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge and may be up to a $400 fine
Abandoned / Junked Vehicles
An abandoned vehicle is defined as any vehicle left unattended on the roadway for a period of 48 hours or longer.
An abandoned vehicle is subject to towing at the expense of the owner.
A junked vehicle is defined as any vehicle that is visible at any time of the year from a public place or public right-of-way that has remained inoperable for more than 72 hours and does not have current registration or an inspection certificate.
The speed limit on all residential streets is 30 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted.