Department of Development

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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.

stopPrior to purchasing property, building any new structures, expansion/remodel, splitting/selling property, or installing a septic system, please contact us.

WE ARE HIRING!!  If you are a highly-motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced office environment, welcomes new challenges, loves assisting the public & have the heart of a public servant,please come take a look. For more information, click here --> Clerk III Job Description or by visiting Human Resources.


DirectorDirector:                                         Alberto Mares, AICP, DR, CPM

EmailDepartment Email:  Email

Map LocationOffice Location: 109 S. Jackson St.; Waxahachie, TX 75165  (office entrance located on Clift St.)  Google Maps

ClockOffice Hours: Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

PhoneMain Department Phone Number: 972-825-5200


Twitter:  @EllisCountyDoD