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COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

We are interested in understanding how the local community feels about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their families and community. The survey will take about five minutes to complete. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts.

To participate please use this link.

  1. Public Health Notice - Rabid Bat Confirmed

    On Sept. 28, 2022, the Garland Health Department (GHD) received notification of a laboratory confirmed case of rabies in a bat. The animal was found in the vicinity of Firewheel Town Center on Sept. 24. Read on...
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On September 14, 2021, the Garland City Council approved fee increases for several food establishment classes and for public and semi-public swimming pools.  The increases are effective January 1, 2022 and are as follows:


Type of Service/FeeClassFeeNew fee effective 1/1/2022
Full Service1$450.00$500.00
Fast Food2$450.00$500.00
Sandwich/Ice Cream3$350.00$500.00
Convenience Store4$250.00$300.00
Food Processor6$350.00$450.00
Assisted Living Facility 11$350.00$400.00
Hospitals & Nursing Homes12$450.00$500.00
Catering Trucks
Concession Stands
Food Cart not from a Food Establishment
Pool Permit
Registered Pool Operator Class
Temporary Food Permit