General Information
R.E.H.S./R.S – Director
Chauncy Williams
(972) 875-8540
Phone Numbers
(972) 875-6444
Fax: (972) 875-8540
Emergencies: Dial 911
105 S. Preston Street

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


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 972.875.1234 or visit our office at 500 Lake Bardwell Drive Ennis, Texas 75120 . You may also report concerns by Email .