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 > Unmaintained or Dilapidated Fence

Unmaintained or Dilapidated Fence

  City of Ennis Department of Health Services  


Section 304.2 of the International Property Maintenance Code states that all exterior surfaces (including fences) must be maintained in good condition. Fences must be maintained at all times.

  • It is unlawful to allow a fence to lean or to have missing, loose or broken slats or panels.
  • The fences are not allowed to have symbols, writings or other graffiti except for signs which pertain to the address or occupancy of the property.

To report violations, for specific information about each of these code violations, or information on how to acquire an information brochure, M-F 8a.m. - 5p.m. please call (972) 875-1234 or  by at Email.