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Dayton Texas

City Services During the COVID19 Public Health Emergency Response

Pay Your Utility Bill
Police Department

Animal Control
City Hall
City Secretary
Code Enforcement
Community Center
Dayton Community Development Corporation
Development and Planning Services
EMS (Allegiance Mobile Health)
Fire Department (Volunteer)
Human Resources
Jones Public Library (Closed)
Marketing & Communications
Municipal Court
Parks
Police Department
Public Works
Senior Center (CLOSED)
Utility Billing



Community Center 
Includes the Senior Center, the Jones Public Library, the Dayton Community Development Center and the Dayton Chamber of Commerce 

  • The Community Center is open only for private rentals,  City-sponsored events, and as an Early Voting location.  Occupancy restrictions limit functions to no more than 50 people. 

Senior Center

  • All Senior Center activities have been canceled until further notice.
  • The facility will not be publicly accessible.

Jones Public Library

  • The Library is closed, however curbside service has been resumed. Please visit jonespubliclibrary.org for details.
  • All events have been suspended until further notice.
  • Books and other checked out materials should be returned through the book return box located in front of the Community Center.
  • Library resources that are available online
  • For research purposes: You can utilize Texshare databases using your library card from home. https://texshare.net/gs.php
  • Library Books: You can renew your books by calling the library or renewing online with your library card. 
    • This is a good time to sign up for E-Books with our Libby App! Download the Libby app using google play store or the apple store. 
    • We are a part of the Piney Woods Digital Consortium you can follow the link below and register your card today. This is compatible with your Ereader, Tablet, or Phone.  https://pwdl.overdrive.com/

Dayton Community Development Corporation

  • Offices are closed to the public. 
  • Staff is available by calling (936) 257-0055 or email info@daytontx.com.

Development and Planning Services

  • Offices are closed to the public, however, digitally submitted plans and documents are requested.
  • To schedule an inspection or to submit plans or request a permit, visit the online Planning office, email planning@daytontx.org or by phone at 936-258-2642 ext. 1123.
Code Enforcement
  • Field operations as usual
  • To schedule an appointment or to report an issue, email planning@daytontx.org or by phone at 936-258-2642 ext. 1123

Municipal Court

Police Department/Public Safety

  • For an actual emergency call 9-1-1
  • All essential functions remain operational. (Business as usual)
  • Lobby open
  • If you are uncomfortable coming in, call 936.258.7621 from the parking lot and an officer will come out to you.

Fire Department (Volunteer)

  • For an actual emergency call 9-1-1
  • All essential functions remain operational. (Business as usual)

EMS (Allegiance Mobile Health)

  • For an actual emergency call 9-1-1
  • All essential functions remain operational. (Business as usual)
  • Reminder - Emergency medical services are reserved for valid medical emergencies and not for general transport for doctor’s appointments or non-emergency related medical situations.

Animal Control

  • Animal control operations have resumed.

City Hall 
This includes City Administration, Human Resources, Public Communications, Finance, and Utility Billing. 

  • Offices are closed to walk-in traffic. 
  • Face-to-face business conducted by appointment.

Utility bills can be paid:

  • Online at www.daytontx.org (Credit or debit only)
  • The kiosk located outside of City Hall (117 Cook St.).  The kiosk accepts credit and debit cards, checks, and cash. As a precaution, we ask residents to please pay with credit or debit cards if possible rather than cash. While we are still accepting cash, our employees have additional sanitation requirements for cash payments. All kiosk fees and late penalties have been waived).
  • The City has suspended all water cutoffs until July 14.

Public Works

  • All essential functions remain operational. (Business as usual)
  • To report an issue such as a water leak or road hazard, call 936.258.2642. 
  • After hours reporting - for emergencies call 9-1-1, for non-emergency call 936.258.7621.
  • http://www.daytontx.org/184/Public-Works

City Parks

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