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For questions or support, contact:

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Frequently asked questions

All permits required by the City of Alvord can be obtained at the following link.

Permit applications can be printed from the link. Applications should be returned to city hall. Fees can be paid when the application is returned.

Yes, the charge for a garage sale permit is $5.00 and can be purchased at City Hall, 215 West Elm Street.


The City of Alvord Public Works Department tests the water quality on a monthly basis. This is done to maintain the best quality and safest drinking water possible for the community.  An annual water-quality report is sent to all residents and business within the water district in June.

  • Salary based upon qualifications
  • TMRS retirement, 5% employee contribution, city match 2:1
  • Health and Dental insurance paid
  • Life and Disability insurance paid
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays

For public transportation contact GOtaps at (844) 603-6048 or

-Wise Health System – East Campus

609 Medical Center Dr, Decatur, TX 76234

-Wise Health System – West Campus

2000 FM 51, Decatur, TX 76234

Phone: (940) 627-5921


12 miles away


-Muenster Memorial Hospital

605 N Maple St, Muenster, TX 76252

Phone: (940) 759-2271

Website: https:

33.7 miles away


-Nocona General Hospital

100 Park Rd, Nocona, TX 76255

Phone: (940) 825-3235


35.4 miles away



-Texas Health Presbyterian Denton

3000 I-35, Denton, TX 76201

Phone: (940) 898-7000


36.5 miles away


-Medical City Denton

3535 S Interstate 35, Denton, TX 76210

Phone: (940) 384-3535


42.2 miles away


North Texas Medical Center

1900 Hospital Boulevard, Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone: (940) 665-1751


45.5 miles away

For information regarding an application for public housing contact the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

Phone: (800) 237-6500


8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

City Council meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month starting at 6pm.

To report a possible housing code violation contact Troy Gregg with the City of Alvord.

215 W Elm St, Alvord, TX 76225

Phone: (940)427-5916


The following link shows some of the common violations.

Juror Information for Jury Duty in the Wise County Court at Law Number 1, Greg Lowery, Presiding.

Contact Wise County Clerk’s Office at 940-627-1648.



Juror Information for Jury Duty in the 271st District Court, Judge Brock R. Smith, Presiding.

Contact the District Clerk’s Office at 940-627-5535.


Wise County has a local campus of the Weatherford College system. For information regarding application for enrollment contact

Weatherford College Wise County
5180 US-380, Bridgeport, TX 76426

Phone: (940) 627-2690

Information regarding property taxes in Wise County contact Monte Shaw

Tax Assessor / Collector

404 W. Walnut

Decatur, TX 76234

Phone: (940)627-3523


View Alvord events.  You can also view annual events in the Parks and Rec department.

For information on events throughout the county visit the Wise County Chamber of Commerce.


You can contact Waste Connections at (940)592-5050 or toll free at 1-877-592-5030 to get on their list. You must call by 4:00 on Thursday in order to have your items picked up on Friday.

You can find more information on their website.

This is an example of a FAQ on a department page.

For information regarding disposal of paints and chemicals contact Waste Connections at or (800) 909-9061

Wise County election information can be found at the following link.

All election dates, times and locations can be found at: Elections | Wise County, TX or by calling their office at (940) 626-4453

Building permit applications are available at city hall.

Go to: Request for Voter Registration Applications (

For information regarding a vehicle registration in Wise County, TX click the link below

Come by or call City Hall at (940) 427-5916 to reserve the pavilion at Elm Creek Park. A pavilion rental form will need to be completed. Daily Rental rate is $75.00, Weekly Rental Rate is $350.00 and there is a $150.00 Cleaning Deposit for all rentals. This entitles you to the restrooms, electricity and lights if needed.

We do not currently have a public swimming pool in Alvord.

Wise County Sheriff’s Office
Address: 200 Rook Ramsey Dr, Decatur, TX 76234
Phone: (940) 627-5971

Wise County Sheriff’s Office
Address: 200 Rook Ramsey Dr, Decatur, TX 76234
Phone: (940) 627-5971

For enrollment information contact Alvord Independent School District:

185 S Mosley Ln, Alvord, TX 76225
Phone: (940) 427-5975

To obtain a copy of a birth certificate contact the Wise County Court Clerks Office.

200 N Trinity Street
P.O. Box 359
Decatur, TX 76234

Phone: (940) 627-3351


To apply for a marriage license in Wise County contact the Wise County Court Clerk Office at

200 N Trinity Street
Decatur, TX 76234
Phone: 940-627-3351


As a property renter you have rights that are protected by laws in the State of Texas. To learn about your tenant rights visit The Office of The Attorney General of Texas.

Ken Paxton Attorney General of Texas


Questions regarding new businesses can be answered by contacting Alvord City Hall at (940) 427-5916. Application for a Certificate of Occupancy can be obtained at City Hall. The cost is $200. You may also contact the Alvord Economic Development Corp.

If you’re looking for zoning information and maps, click the following links.  COA Subdivision Regulations, Alvord Zoning Map

For information regarding a vehicle registration in Wise County, TX click the link below

To find the nearest drivers license office click the link and enter your zip code.


Wise County Tax Assessor/Collector’s Office – Property Tax

404 W Walnut St, Decatur, TX 76234


(940) 627-3523


You can pay your water bill in person, over the phone, online, or through the night drop available located in the drive thru. In person payments can be cash, check or card. You can also set up a bank draft by filling out a bank draft form. Card payments are subject to a 3% processing fee. To pay your bill online visit

Alvord City Hall

215 W. Elm St

Alvord, TX 76225

Phone: (940)427-5916

Learn more about all payment options on our payments page.

Food safety concerns and complaints can be reported to the Texas Department of Health Services at the following link.

Click the following link for information relating to zoning codes and restrictions.

City of Alvord Subdivision RegsAlvord Zoning Map

The city allows any type of domestic cats and dogs.  Dogs who have been found to attack when unprovoked or have a history of being aggressive will have to be registered annually as a dangerous animal.  For those registered dogs a sign must be placed on the property to warn others of the dog.  All dogs and cats must be vaccinated for rabies every year. The following link is Ordinance # 06-08-00 Animal Control. The information in the link explains all the policies and procedures regarding animals within the city.

Ord 06-08-00 Animal Control

Click the following links for information relating to municipal codes.

Or, come by city hall to obtain copies / information.

When the City of Alvord is hiring for open positions, a job posting will be made with the Texas Municipal League. A link to the TML post will be added to the City of Alvord website as well as our Facebook page. The Wise County Messenger will also print the open position in the classified section.

Texas Municipal League:

City of Alvord Facebook:

Wise County Messenger:

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