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Requests for Public Information

​​​​​​​​Please Note: As a result of the recent Declarations of Emergency issued by the Mayor of Coppell and Dallas County Judge, requests for public information will be filled electronically. At this time, our facilities have limited staff and are open by appointment only. Please contact the City Secretary’s Office to schedule an appointment for document pick up at or 972-304-3669.​

If yo
u are an attorney seeking documents for your client, please complete this Authorization Form​ and submit it with your request.

Requests for Public Information can be submitted several ways. Please include name, address, daytime telephone number of the requestor and the documents or items requested. 

  • Send an email to​

  • Via U.S. Mail to the City Secretary Department, City of Coppell, P. O. Box 9478, Coppell, Texas 75019.

  • Via Fax to the City Secretary Department, 972-304-3673, Attention: Christel Pettinos

  • Via an online Request for Public Information Application below.​

**NEW** For building permits, plans or inspections, click here to search the database. If you do not find the document you are needing, please complete the form below.

**Please note
: In an effort to respect turnaround time and efficiencies, please be as specific as possible in the description of the requests. Please include report numbers, names, locations or defined code violations, such as the following:

​Grass/weeds over 12" in height 302.4​​​Residential outside storage; 302.15​Parking on an unapproved surface; 302.8.1
​Trees/vegetation encroaching City right-of-way; 302.11 ​​Exterior property maintenance; 304.1​No house number visible from street/alley, must be posted on residence; 304.3
​Lack of erosion control/mud & dirt on right-of-way; 302.3 ​​Trash and Brush on property; 308.1​Fence maintenance; 302.7.2
​Swimming Pool Maintenance; 303.1Portable storage container; 302.7.1​Rental Registration Required;113.1
​Stagnant water; 302.4.3Inoperable/un-registered vehicle in public view; 302.8​Working without required building permit; 105​

For more information on the Texas Open Records Act, go to​.