Stay Informed

The City of Mesquite offers several communication tools in print, online and anytime for the public to stay informed of City news and events. The following is a list of all the communication platforms available to stay engaged and communicate with residents. As well as a list of phone numbers for City Departments about the most commonly asked questions.

News and Alerts


  • myMesquite app: Customer service platform where residents can submit service requests 

Online Resources

Contact Departments

Animal Services

Dogs running at large, wild animals (coyotes, feral hogs, bobcats, etc.), animal cruelty, lost and found postings, pet adoptions, injured animals, vicious animals, pet registration and vaccination, animal bites, animal shelter and barking dogs.

Building Inspection

All construction permits, Rental Certificate of Occupancy program, Certificate of Occupancy Program, dilapidated structures and inspections (Red tags, green tags). 

City Secretary

Open records requests, City Council meeting minutes and City elections.

Community Development

Zoning questions, home occupation complaints and variances (Board of Adjustments).

Convention & Visitors Bureau

For information on visitor destinations, hotels, restaurants and events. 

Environmental Code

High grass and weeds, junk vehicles, debris/trash, hoarding, stagnant swimming pools, parking in yards, garage sales, overgrown vegetation and Code Ambassadors Program.


Parks & Recreation

Planting/mowing in right-of-ways, facility reservations, recreation programs, parks and special events.


Alarm permits, accident reports, police reports and officer complaints.

  • Police (Non-Emergency): 972-216-6759
  • Police Officer Complaints: 972-216-6236
  • Police 

Solid Waste

Trash, recycling, missed pick ups, bulky item pick ups, hazardous waste disposal and holiday collection schedule.


Potholes, standing water, streets ratings, Pavement Preservation Program and 50/50 sidewalk replacement program.

  • 972-216-6282
  • After-Hours Emergencies: 972-216-6278
  • Streets 

Traffic Engineering

Traffic studies, stop signs, traffic signals, Alley Speedbump Petition Program and radar trailer.

Water Billing

Water bills, payment plans, service termination and requests for re-read.