Health Department

Welcome to the City of Ennis Department of Health Services

At the heart of our vibrant community lies the commitment to the well-being of all who live, work, and visit here. The City of Ennis Department of Health Services is dedicated to fostering a healthy, safe, and thriving environment for everyone. Upholding the highest standards of public health, we are your trusted partner in ensuring the welfare of our community through comprehensive and compassionate services.

Our Core Services

  • Code Enforcement: Preserving the beauty and safety of our city through diligent enforcement of local laws and regulations.
  • Animal Services: Ensuring the humane treatment of animals while maintaining public safety.
  • Food Inspections: Rigorously upholding food safety standards to protect public health.
  • Rental Dwelling Unit Inspections: Safeguarding the quality and safety of rental housing.
  • Mosquito Control: Proactively managing mosquito populations to reduce health risks and enhance quality of life.
  • Public Health Programs: Offering a range of programs aimed at promoting overall community health and well-being.

Permits *NEW*

Introducing OpenGov: Simplifying Permits and Licenses in Ennis
The City of Ennis is excited to announce our new permitting and licensing system, OpenGov. Designed with you in mind, OpenGov is set to streamline the application process, making it faster and more efficient for businesses and citizens alike to obtain the permits and licenses they need.

Please note that permits are required for the following:

  • Retail Food Establishments
  • Mobile Food Units
  • Temporary Events
  • Rental Properties - single family and multi-family

For more information and links to permit applications and rental inspection requests,  please click here.

We're Here to Help

Have questions or need assistance? Our knowledgeable staff is just a call or an email away. Reach out to us for guidance, support, or information about any of our services.

Call Us: 972.875.6444

Mission Statement: 

"To inspire trust through transparent interactions, to create a safe and healthy community where individuals can thrive, and to provide exceptional public service that exceeds expectations. We are committed to fostering an environment that promotes well-being for all, backed by a steadfast dedication to the needs of our public, ensuring a sustainable future for our community."