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Frequently asked questions from City of Garland

What are the payment options for paying Garland Municipal Court Citations?

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You have the following options to make a payment to the Garland Municipal Court: 

  • Pay by Phone: Call GovPayNet at 888-604-7888. You will be asked for a PLC Number, which is 7488.
  • Drop Box: You can drop your payment in the night drop box located to the right of the Court building front entrance. The night drop box is available 24 hours a day.
  • Appear in Person: You may appear in person at the Municipal Court Building between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m, Monday through Friday. If paying by credit card, a 3.5% and or $3.50 convenience fee will be charged.
  • Mail Your Payment: Check the appropriate plea on your copy of the citation. The court's office will mail you a pre-trial date. Mail your citation to:

    City of Garland Municipal Court
    1791 W Avenue B
    Garland, TX 75042

When are Dallas County property taxes due?

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Dallas County Property taxes are due and payable on October 1, and are delinquent if not paid on or before January 31. State law requires that penalty and interest be charged on taxes paid after January 31.

What is the fees for renewal?

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The renewal fees are as follows: 

  • Renewal of driver license (with or without changing address): $25
  • Renewal of ID (with or without changing address): $16
  • Renewal of driver license with motorcycle (with or without changing address): $33
  • Replacement or change of address for driver license, commercial license or ID: $11

Who can register to vote in Texas?

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To be eligible to register to vote in Texas, a person must be: 

  • A United States citizen; 
  • A resident of the Texas county in which application for registration is made; 
  • At least 18 years old on Election Day; 
  • Not finally convicted of a felony, or, if so convicted must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or (2) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote; and 
  • Not determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be (1) totally mentally incapacitated; or (2) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

What if I don't have a driver's license, personal identification number, OR a social security number? Can I still register to vote in Texas?

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A voter who has not been issued a driver’s license or social security number may register to vote, but such voter must submit proof of identification when presenting himself/herself for voting or with his/her mail-in ballots, if voting by mail.  These voters’ names are flagged on the official voter registration list with the annotation of “ID.”  The “ID” notation instructs the poll worker to request a proper form of identification from these voters when they present themselves for voting, unless they are a voter with a permanent exemption on the voter registration certificate. The voter must present one of the seven (7) acceptable forms of identification: 

  • Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States passport

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

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The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell.

Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who get COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness.

People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.

Where can I find more information about all the cases in the US?

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You can find a detailed map with the spread of the cases here:

Where can I find information about cases in the state of Texas?

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You can find the latest information on the cases reported/counted in Texas here:

Where can I find information about local assistance in the state of Texas?

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You can find the list of local health entities for assistance on COVID-19 response here: