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Adopt a Pet
There is wide selection of animals to adopt from the shelter. The shelter places new animals up for adoption daily, not all of the adoptable pets are posted on this website. You can call or visit us if you’re looking for a particular pet.

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Alarm Permit
In 2001, the Richardson Police Department responded to 8,184 alarms. 99.19% of those alarms were false. These incidents accounted for 17.5% of all calls for the police service in 2001. Visit the alarm permit program website to take advantage of the online features for applying and paying for your permit.

Garage Sale Permit
To obtain your garage sale permit, please click on the link above and follow the instructions. After you complete the application process, and as long as you meet the requirements, you will receive an email with a link to your permit. Please print the permit and post at the property where it will be visible from the street.

Are you looking for a position in a team-oriented environment with competitive pay and benefits? We invite you to look into the employment opportunities available with the City of Richardson.

Pet Registration
Registering your pet with the city assists the shelter staff in returning your pet to you, should it be injured or stray. An I.D. tag will be imprinted with the shelter phone number and a unique ID number specific to your pet. Follow the link above to learn more.


City Council Member
This page contains the latest news and information relating to the City Council at the City of Richardson. If you wish to speak at a council meeting, please fill out this form.

City Departments or Services
Choose your contact method from our department list to leave comments and suggestions to the City of Richardson.


Code Violation
The mission of the Code Enforcement division of Community Services is to protect the vitality and integrity of Richardson by making certain its residential neighborhoods, apartment complexes and commercial areas are maintained in a safe and healthy manner through fair and reasonable enforcement of codes and ordinances.


Fine or Citation
Property Tax
Utility Bill


Online Issue System
The City of Richardson Online Issue System plays a key role in handling issues and requests from our citizens. Not only does this system make reporting issues simple and quick, but it also provides you with a tracking number so you can follow the progress of each request until completion. Click here to get started


MyRichardson App
Reporting issues on your mobile device has never been easier. Snap a photo, mark its location, and submit on the go. Learn More


Boards & Commission Agenda and Notices
Garbage Schedule
News Releases
Municipal Code
Restaurant Scores


Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in Volunteering? There is an option for everyone! If you like animals, maybe you would enjoy volunteering at the animal shelter. Maybe you'd like to help out residents in need due to age, finance or disability by providing much needed assistance. Visit our Volunteer page to learn all about the many opportunities to help your community.
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Week in Review
Parks & Recreation Course


Bulky Item Trash Pickup 
Schedule a building permit inspection