The City of Jacksonville currently has one full-time licensed code enforcement officer. This officer is responsible for inspecting every lot located inside the city limits, looking for compliance with city ordinances pertaining to certain issues.
The City of Jacksonville maintains the Lake Jacksonville Recreational Area. Lake Jacksonville, which is located about three miles from downtown Jacksonville, offers 1,325 acres of water. The Parks Department maintains ten screened shelters, seven camping sites with water and electricity and ten R.V. Pads with water and electricity. There are picnic tables throughout the camping and swimming area.Lake Jacksonville also has three boat ramps and two public swimming areas. The camping area also has restroom facilities with showers for the campers. Reservations can be made for camping by calling 903-589-3510 or by using our online reservations.