Public Health

The City of Allen administers multiple programs through various departments to protect public health and ensure a safe environment.

Nuisances and Property Maintenance

The Code Compliance Division is responsible for addressing nuisance and property standard violations to provide a safe and healthy environment for the community. These violations include high weeds and grass, trash and debris, illegal dumping and illegal home occupations.  Visit the Code Compliance page for more information. 

Animal Control

The Animal Control Division works to protect citizens from issues related to pets, wildlife and livestock. Services include rabies prevention, animal bite investigation, education on responsible pet ownership, animal adoption, and care for stray and unwanted animals.  Visit the Animal Control page for more information.

Smoking Ordinance

The City has adopted regulations that require the clear distinction between designated smoking and non-smoking areas and require that non-smoking areas remain generally smoke-free.  View the Public Smoking Regulation Ordinance.

Foster Care Homes

The City of Allen does not inspect Foster Care Homes.  All foster care homes shall contact their case worker for inspections of foster homes and adoptive care situations.

Health Resources Contact Information 

The City of Allen does not offer medical or immunization services. Please contact your personal physician or your local county health department for assistance concerning those issues.