DEPARTMENT of DEVELOPMENT
Ellis County, TX
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**ONLINE CUSTOMER PERMIT PORTAL** (NEW)
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. Please see the Permits tab for more detailed information. Paper permits will still be accepted in the DoD office during this transition.
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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