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City Secretary

The City Secretary Department's mission is to facilitate, support and enhance the efforts of the City Council to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of their office and the ability of the general public to acquire and access public records and information. 

Minutes are available in PDF format online. CDs or DVDs are available for purchase or can be viewed online

City Code of Ordinances is available online or at the Library. 

Forms Available

  • BC application Board Application for Council appointed advisory boards  
  • Claim Form for claims against the City 

Nov. 8, 2016 Presidential Election

Early voting for the Nov. 8 election will begin Oct. 24 and end Nov. 4. Early voting in Garland will be held at the South Garland Library, 4845 Broadway Blvd., and the Richland College Garland Campus, 675 W. Walnut St., at the following times:

Oct. 24-29, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Oct. 30, 1 to 6 p.m.

Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

*Application for Ballot By Mail deadline is at 5 p.m. Oct. 28.

Additional ID Options for Voters

The City of Garland reminds Texans that voters who cannot obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID now have additional options when voting in person. See a complete list of acceptable photo ID and supporting documentation on the Elections page.

Helpful links:

Reasonable Impediment Declaration.pdf

Spanish - Reasonable Impediment Declaration.pdf

Interim Remedy Order.pdf






Solicitor permits for door to door home solicitation and individual/group home flyer distribution are issued by the Garland Police Department at 1891 Forest Lane 972-205-1658.

Garland City Secretary's Office
200 N. Fifth St.
Third Floor
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
972-205-2404 (Phone)
972-205-2504 (Fax)