Special Collections is a section of the Department of Dallas Water Utilities Revenue and Business Systems Division. The Special Collections Section (SCS) is responsible for the collection for multiple General Fund revenues including: (1) security alarm permits; (2) land-based receivables such as demolitions and weed liens; (3) Dallas Police Department’s vice-controlled licenses such as sexually oriented businesses; (4) multi-tenant inspections; (5) alcoholic beverage local fees; and others.
Paving , Demolition
Lien, Heavy Clean, Litter Clean, Secure Closure, Vegetation Removal, Weed,
Mow/Clean, Site Clearance and, Civil Penalties
Lien Payoff Requests:
Please submit all lien payoff requests or release of lien requests to:
Lien Payment Options:
By Mail :City of Dallas, Special Collections, P O Box 139076, Dallas, Texas 75313
Release of Liens:
Once payment is made please request a Release of Lien by email: DWULiens@dallascityhall.com
If Paid by:
Cash or Cashier's Check – Release will be sent immediately
Check – a 10 day hold will be placed on the Release.
Credit Card – a 10 day hold will be placed on the Release.
To dispute a lien, please contact Code Compliance at (214)671-9391
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.