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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.


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

Council approves new food establishment ordinance

On Nov. 19, 2019, the Garland City Council voted to amend Chapter 22 of the Garland Code of Ordinances. The major changes are as follows:

  • Any food establishment earning a score below 60 three times in an 18-month period may have their food permit permanently revoked.  
  • An establishment that has had their permit permanently revoked cannot be sold to a relative, friend, or business partner for a period of 180 days.
  • Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, all food establishments shall post their last restaurant score at or near the entrance of the establishment in plain view of the public.  Signs will be provided by the Garland Health Department.
Food Establishment Inspection Result Certificate