Dallas City Essential Resources

Dallas Essentials

City of Dallas website

Everything you need to know about living in Dallas. Chock full of useful resources, including information about the City of Dallas government, calendars of city meetings and events, important city terminology and more.

Voter registration

Use this site to print off a Texas voter registration form, which should be mailed 30 days prior to the election date.

Vehicle registration and license

Everything you need to drive safely in Texas, including vehicle and title registration, tips for buying or selling your vehicle, license plates and more.

Apply for Dallas utility service

Not currently a City of Dallas utilities customer? Apply online or call (214) 651-1441. You can also set up online bill pay here.

The Better Business Bureau, Dallas

Find businesses you can trust in Dallas. Search the BBB Accredited Business Directory to see reviews, ratings and complaints from customers like you.

Dallas Police Department

Learn about the men and women protecting your community. Stay updated on crime reports in your neighborhood, and get the information you need to keep your family safe.

Texas Department of Transportation

Get updates on road conditions, schedules and inclement weather. The TxDOT website also offers plenty of information on transportation legislation and development agreements.

Dallas Parks and Recreation

Get a comprehensive view of Dallas’ parks, check park rules and ordinances, and learn how you can get involved in your community.

Dallas Schools

Your child’s education is important. Here are some tools to help you research public and private schools in Dallas.