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

Code & Environmental Enforcement > No Visible Street Address

No Visible Street Address

  City of Ennis Department of Health Services  


Business or House Address - Numbers/Letters

The International Property Maintenance Code (City of Ennis Code of Ordinances) states that buildings must have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. these numbers shall contrast with their background. 

Address numbers must be arabic numerals or alphabet letters. numbers must be a minimum of 4 inches high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch. 

Buildings that have been assigned a street number must have the number visibly displayed in arabic figures (i.e., 1, 2, 3, or 1,2,3, A etc.) or spelled out in alphabet letters at least 4 inches in height and each stroke must be ½ inch wide. 

Important.. easily legible numbers are essential for rapid response of emergency personnel

To report violations, for specific information about a code violation, or for more information on how to obtain an information brochure, please contact the Deaprtment of Health Services M-F 8a.m. - 5p.m. You may also reach us via telephone at (972) 875-1234 or by at Email.