Vision:Planning the future of Ellis County by preserving our heritage, promoting quality growth and development, and protecting our natural resources for present and future generations.
Prior to purchasing property, building any new structures, expansion/remodel, splitting/selling property, or installing a septic system, please contact us.
**SPECIAL NOTE: The County will NOTexpedite the approval or filing of any plat to meet any potential closing dates or other transaction deadlines. Please plan accordingly based on the time to get plans and plats drawn and prepared, submittal calendar, review period by staff, approval schedule, and filing period from County Clerk.
Our department is looking for an Inspector. The primary job duties include inspection of septic systems, code enforcement, reviewing development permits, etc. If you are interested in joining our team, please click below for a job description and instructions.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL PLAT APPLICANTS: Please be advised for plats to be recorded after September 1, 2020: If the taxes for 2020 have NOT been calculated, you will need to obtain a 2019 Tax Certificate (showing all taxes are paid in full) and a statement from the Ellis County Tax Office indicating that the taxes have not yet been calculated.
If the taxes for 2020 have already been calculated,you will need to obtain a 2020 Tax Certificate. This means taxes for 2020 will have to be paid in full prior to your plat being recorded.