Apply for a Permit

​Boarding Home Facilities Registration

The Dallas City Council believes it is in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare to regulate and license boarding home facilities. The ordinance adding Chapter 8, "Boarding Home Facilities" and amending of Chapter 33 regulating "Personal Care Facilities" were amended and approved on May 27, 2015. For additional information or questions, please contact the Boarding Home Facilities Office at 214-670-1972. 

                                  Attention Boarding Home Operators 

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City of Dallas Licensed Registered Boarding Home Listing 

Note: The City of Dallas does not represent or guarantee that this is a comprehensive list of registered homes and it may be updated and or change at any time. This list is for informational purposes only and is not, in any manner, an endorsement by the City of Dallas of any boarding home.

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Boarding Home Application

Boarding Homes Freqently Asked Questions

All Boarding Home Applications must be requested by calling the Boarding Home Facilities office at 214-670-1972. 

​Forms & Fees

Boarding Home Facilities Application

Only Visa, Mastercard, or Discover will be  accepted (no cash or American Express)




To submit an application the following are needed:

  • Location must be 2000 feet from existing boarding homes

  • Boarding home facility application

  • Non refundable/application Fee - $889

  • Criminal history report

  • Food handlers certification

  • Substance abuse plan

  • Letter of authorization from property owner

  • Gas pipe pressure test

  • Evidence of current property tax payment 
  • Document establishing business entity

  • Evidence of proper zoning

For additional information, contact the Boarding Home Facilities Team between

8:00 am to 4:00 pm at (214) 670-1972