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 8A, "Boarding Home Facilities" and amending of Chapter 33 regulating "Personal Care Facilities" were amended and approved on May 27, 2015.  

​Forms & Fees

Boarding Home Facilities Application




To submit an application the following are needed:

  • Boarding home facility application

  • Non refundable/application Fee - $500

  • Criminal history report

  • Fingerprint card

  • Food handlers certification

  • Substance abuse plan

  • Letter of authorization from property owner

  • Gas pipe pressure test

  • Single family rental registration

  • 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 or visit the office at: 4020 W. Illinois Ave., Dallas, Texas 75211.​