Welcome to Garland
This section provides new residents with helpful information that promises to smooth the transition to Garland. Find important information on service providers, resources, and information about living in Garland, as well as helpful information provided by other local jurisdictions.
Gotta Have These!
Residential Water, Sewer & Sanitation
Trash, Recycling Schedule
Garland's Sanitation Department picks up trash and bulky items weekly and collects recyclables every other week. Visit their webpage for collection days and more information.
Neighborhoods Focus Area
Streets & Alleys
If you have questions about a nearby street project, want to find out about future plans for your own street or alley or inquire about neighborhood sidewalk repairs, contact the Street Department.
Click on the My Garland button and enter a Garland address to find out about a wide range of City resources including your City Council representation, your Neighborhood Police Officer, nearby street conditions, parks and much more.
Who to Call
Permits & Things
Building Inspection & Building Permits
Does your home improvement project require a building permit? For the sake of the safety and quality of our neighborhoods, many projects do require such permits. Visit with the folks at the Building Inspection Department to find out more.
Home Alarm Systems
Students graduating high school have many options both in and within a short driving distance of Garland. The city is home to Remington College, Amberton College, and Dallas College,short drive or train ride
Immunizations for School Attendance
Are you looking for fun things to do? Well, Garland's got it! Go to VisitGarlandTX.com to learn about great foodie and shopping destinations, unique shopping and more. Don't miss the Granville Arts Center's full slate of live theatre, music and art displays.
And check out our Parks and Recreation Department for family fitness, outdoor activities, great classes and much more.
For the golfers in you circle, check out Firewheel Golf Park - the largest, best municipal course you'll ever play!
Redevelopment plans for 519 W. State St. include a mixed-use community space with dining and entertainment opportunities. Read on...
Garland rated as the No. 4 city in the nation, and by far the tops in North Texas, in "Cities Where Homeowners Stick." Read on...
Following the party primaries, voters will return to the polls May 4 to decide Garland City Council seats and 17 City Charter amendment proposals. Read on...