Updates from the Office of the Texas Governor

Governor Abbott

To receive additional information on your County’s Coronavirus updates, please see the links below. 

Dallas County COVID-19

Ellis County COVID-19

For updates and more information regarding COVID-19, visit

Wishing everyone a safe and happy July 4! City offices are closed Friday, July 03 in observance of the holiday.


Attention Residents! Fireworks are Prohibited in the City of Ovilla. You risk citation and fine!

City Ordinance 8.04.002-Prohibition of Fireworks in the City of Ovilla

No person, firm or corporation shall hereafter have in his, her, their or its possession in the corporate limits of the city any fireworks for the purpose of selling, discharging, firing or exploding same within the corporate limits of the city, and any fireworks so found in the possession of any person, firm or corporation shall be condemned, seized, and confiscated by the city marshal.

  1. Annual Water Quality Report

    Ovilla's 2019 Annual Water Quality Report is available for review. All Ovilla residents should have received the report in the mail. 2019 Water Quality Report
  2. Notice of Public Hearings for Specific Use Permit

    The Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing for a Specific Use Permit filed by Pamilee Koval. Read on...
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The US Census counts everyone in the United States every 10-years and has been conducted since 1790. 

For the first time in history, the Census can be completed online as long as your Census ID has been received in the mail.  This began March 23, online at  

This census is mandatory and part of the US Constitution.  


To help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, both Dallas and Ellis Counties have issued a Public Health Order that requires residents to shelter in place – stay at home. Residents are ordered to stay at home except for essential activities and work to provide essential business and government services. Essential activities include tasks related to health and safety, such as obtaining medical supplies or visiting a medical professional; and obtaining supplies, such as food, pet supply, or other home products.Engaging in outdoor activity, such as walking, biking, hiking, or running, is permitted, provided the individuals comply with social distancing requirements of six feet.

Questions about COVID-19?

Dial 211, Option 6.

Hours: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm daily