Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
The Texas City Police Department does not issue restraining orders. To file a restraining order, you must go to the Galveston County Justice Center located at 600 59th St. Suite 1001, Galveston, TX 77551 and confer with an Assistant District Attorney.
The best way to get updated information about an ongoing case is to make contact with the Officer that took the original report. If that officer is off duty, please contact dispatch at (409) 643-5720. If you come into the police department for a follow up it would be beneficial to have the case or event number with you.
You can go to our Public Relations section and select “Keep Check” complete and submit the form and it will be entered by dispatch. You could also call dispatch at (409) 643-5720. Or come in and speak with an Officer to request one.
To file an eviction, you must go to the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Office at
2516 Texas Ave.
Texas City, TX 77590
Hours of Operation
- Monday-Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Friday: 8:00am - 11:30am
- Closed for lunch 11:30am - 12:00pm
Loud noise complaints are taken on a case-by-case basis, with special attention to those made between the hours of 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Please refer to the ordinance language below.
§ 94.009 NOISE.
(A) Unreasonable noise prohibited. The creation of any unreasonably loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in the city is hereby prohibited. Noises of such character, intensity and duration as are reasonably calculated to be detrimental to the life or health of any ordinarily reasonable person are hereby prohibited. This section shall not apply to conduct prohibited under Tex. Penal Code § 42.01(a)(5)….
(1) The playing of any radio, phonograph or musical instrument in such manner, or with such volume, particularly during the hours between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., as to create a noise that is reasonably calculated to disturb a person of ordinary disposition under the same or similar circumstances residing in a dwelling or other type of residence in the vicinity;
If you would like to review the loud noise ordinance in its entirety, please click the link below:
If this concerns noise made by an animal, click here to be taken to our animal control, city ordinance section of our website.
No. Per section § 96.31 of the Texas City Municipal City Ordinance code it is unlawful for any person to sell, offer to sell, or have in his or her possession with intent to sell, keep, use, discharge, cause to be discharged, ignite, detonate, fire or otherwise set in action any fireworks of any description with few exceptions. For more information you can utilize the link below to view the ordinance direct at
To request a criminal trespass warning prior to contacting the Texas City Police Department, please ensure:
- For the property you are requesting the trespass warning to, you are the owner or someone with apparent authority to act for the owner.
- You are willing to be identified on the warning as the complainant.
- The person to be trespassed is present to be identified and issued the warning.
Note: A person who has established residence at the home or complex, cannot be issued a Criminal Trespass Warning unless they have voluntarily vacated the residence. If they have not moved out, you must file a formal eviction. A person can still be considered a resident if they are not listed on the lease.
You can request an officer to the location to issue a criminal trespass warning to the person trespassing by contacting the Texas City Police Department dispatch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
CURFEW HOURS FOR MINORS
9AM to 2:30PM on School Days
11:30PM to 5AM every day
For anyone under the age of 17
For details see Ordinance 10-13
Below is a link to a guide published by the Texas State Law Library to assist citizens in navigating child custody and support.
You can request an officer to the location of the standby by contacting the Texas City Police Department dispatch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
Please be sure to be within 5 minutes of the location prior to making the request to ensure efficient response.
For more information concerning volunteering or donating to our community events please contact Texas City Recreation and Tourism Department
In person at:
2010 5th Avenue N
Texas City, TX 77590
By phone at (409)229-7300
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The link to the Statewide registry is below
Contact the Galveston County Animal Resource Center (ARC)
either in person at
3412 25th Avenue N
Texas City, Texas 77590
or by phone at 409-948-2485
Click below to access all Texas City ordinances https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/texascity/latest/texascity_tx/0-0-0-1