DEPARTMENT of DEVELOPMENT
Ellis County, TX
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Ellis County offices will be closed Friday, March 1, 2024 in observance of Texas Independence Day.
ONLINE CUSTOMER PERMIT PORTAL
Applicants can apply online for development and septic applications, pay fees, print receipts and permits, view project status, and send/view comments related to a permit application.
Click here for more detailed information. Paper permits will still be accepted in the DoD office.
The County's development fees increase on Friday, September 1, 2023. Click here for more details.
Updated processes to plat and civil plan review go into effect in September 2023 to comply with state law. Contact staff for more details.
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CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEY
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