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DeSoto is proud to offer many different ways to take care of your business with the city from the comfort of your home, at your convenience.

  • City Park Locator - Mouse over a tree for the park name and address; click on it for more information. 
  • CodeRED - Update your emergency notification information.   
  • Contact Us - E-mail this form to the Action Center for a timely response to questions or concerns.       
  • Crime Stats - Monthly consolidated stats of Part I crimes citywide as compares to this time last year.
  • Download Apps - Submit a service request or report a code violation right from your iPhone or Android. Report a crime tip from your iPhone (you can choose to remain anonymous.)    
  • Employment Application - browse jobs and apply online.
  • Facility Availability Click on the "Facilities" tab to see when the Civic Center rooms are available for rent. For rate information click here.
  • Find Your Council Member - Click on the area of town that you live in and find your City Council representative. 
  • Garage Sale List - A list of all registered garage sales within DeSoto's city limits. Updated weekly. 
  • Garage Sale Permits - Fill out your permit online. No need to wait in line! 
  • Interactive Maps - View what council district you live in, when your trash days are and much more. Aerial photos also available. 
  • Library Catalog - Search the library catalog. If you have your library card you can log in and check your account too.   
  • Live & Archived Public Meetings - Watch City Council and Planning & Zoning meetings live, or view archived meetings since June 2006.
  • New Water Service - Sign up online or find out how to do it in person.
  • Open Records Request -  Submit online or print a paper form. Whichever you prefer.   
  • Pay Alarm Monitoring Fee - Pay your monthly alarm monitoring bill. 
  • Pay Property Taxes Online - Print a statement or pay by credit card. 
  • Pay Traffic Tickets Online - Tickets must be paid in full if paying online.
  • Pay Water Bill Online - Have your account number and PIN ready. Your PIN is printed underneath the account number on your utility bill. 
  • Public Documents - Browse documents such as meeting agendas, the budget, code of ordinances and much more.  
  • Purchase Accident Reports - Have the report number or the last name of one of the drivers and the date of the report. Reports available since January 2006.
  • Registered Sex Offenders - View a list of registered sex offenders living in the DeSoto city limits. 
  • Report Streetlight Outage - Streetlights are owned and maintained by Oncor. Report an outage directly to Oncor here.         
  • Streaming Video - View archives of past Town Hall Meetings and specialty videos such as episodes of Focus on DeSoto Today. Click on the desired tab. 
  • Submit a Crime Tip - You can remain anonymous of you wish. 
  • Submit a Police report - You can submit a police report for the following types of incidents: Criminal Mischief, Vandalism, Harassment, Theft, Graffiti, Lost Property or Burglary of a Vehicle.   
  • Submit a Service Request - Submit a report directly to the Action Center about anything from high grass to missed trash pickup and much, much more. Log in later with the issue number and associated phone number to view the updated status.
  • Transparency - view an interactive budget infographic and a searchable check register for this budget year as well as last budget year.   
  • Watch meetings online - Live streaming (when meetings are taking place) or view archived meetings. City Council and P&Z meetings are available. The agenda is indexed so you can jump to the part of the meeting you want to see.