Code Enforcement & Animal Control Department


Department Supervisor: Steve Gunter

Administrative Assistant: Angela House

Code Enforcement Officer: Brian Watteau

Code Enforcement Officer: Noah Ledbetter


The Code Enforcement Department strives to enhance the general safety, health, and welfare of the public through the enforcement of city codes pertaining to property maintenance, zoning, animal control, and more.  The Van Buren Municipal Code can be found by clicking this link. 

Contact Information  

Van Buren Municipal Complex
1003 Broadway Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone (479) 689-0075

City of Van Buren Dog Ordinance

The City Council approved a new dog ordinance in 2023.  For information about the ordinance, or if you are interested in the Almost Home Dog Shelter & Rescue, please click the following links:
Ordinance #35-2023
2023 Dog Ordinance Highlights 
Almost Home