Health Department


Chauncy Williams, R.E.H.S./R.S - Director 

Department of Health Services


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 220
Ennis, TX 75120

Physical Address:
105 S. Preston Street

Ennis, TX 75119

Ph: (972) 875-6442
Fx: (972) 875-8540


  City of Ennis Department of Health Services  
Any person raising or keeping fowl in a residentially zoned area as defined by City Ordinance must maintain them in sanitary condition not become offensive and/or cause a nuisance to adjacent residents:
  • Fowl must be kept in enclosures, pens, coops, cages at least one hundred (100) feet away from any other inhabited dwelling. This distance requirement does not apply to the dwelling of the owner themselfves.
  • Cleaned up manure or refuse must be promptly removed from the vicinity after each cleaning.

To report a problem or concern contact the Health Department between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at 972.875.6442 or visit our office at 105 S. Preston Street Ennis, Texas 75120.   You may also report concerns by Email