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The City of Chandler does not offer pet adoptions. You may contact: Henderson County Humane Society 901 W. College St. Athens, TX 75751 or visit their website at
A permit is required from the Community Development Department of the City. The home occupation must be clearly incidental and subordinate to the dwelling unit.
A home occupation permit cannot be transferred through the sale, leasing, or rental of the premises on which said home occupation is located or in any other manner.
Application for a permit shall contain the following:a) Name of applicant;b) Location of residence where the home occupation will be conducted;c) Total floor area of the residence;d) Area of room or rooms to be utilized in the conduct of the home occupation;e) A sketch with dimensions(s) showing the floor plan and the area to be utilized for the conduct of the home occupation; andf) The exact nature of the home occupation.
Any person may seek revocation of a home occupation permit by making application the the City. In the event that the City determines that the permit holder is in violation, the permit shall be immediately revoked.
All home occupations shall comply with the following standards and criteria before permits can be issued:a) The home occupation shall be conducted only within the principal building.b) No more than one (1) additional person other than the residents residing on the premises shall be employed at the premises.c) There shall be no alteration or change to the outside appearance, character, or use of the building or premises or other visible evidence of the conduct of such home occupation, other than one sign not exceeding one (1) square foot in area, non-illuminated, mounted flat against the wall of the principal building.d) No home occupation shall occupy more space than twenty percent (20%) of the total floor area of a residence, exclusive of any open porch, attached garage, or similar space not suited for or intended to be occupied as living quarters, provided, however, that in no event shall such home occupation occupy more than 500 sq ft.e) No commodities or goods of any kind shall be sold on the premises, nor displayed on the premises for sale elsewhere.f) No equipment or process shall be used in such home occupation which creates noise, vibrations, glare, fumes, odors, or electrical interference detectable to the normal senses outside the dwelling unit, nor shall there be any combustible materials located anywhere on the premises which might prove hazardous to the public's welfare. In the case of electrical interference, no equipment or process shall be used which creates visual or audible interference in any radio or television receivers off the premises or causes fluctuations in live voltage off the premises.g) No articles or materials used in connection with such home occupation shall be stored on the premises other than in the principal building so used; limits herein established; (sic) however, the heights of these structures or appurtenance thereto shall not exceed the height limitations within any airport flight approach zone.
To find out where Home Occupations are permitted in Chandler, please see the Zoning section of the City's Code of Ordinances. You may contact the Community Development Department for assistance at 9903)849-6853.
Any person desiring to construct or repair a structure owned by that person and who personally performs such work shall not be required to obtain the required license, but shall be required to obtain the customary permit.
Three (3) copies of the following documentation:a) Site plan(showing drainage arrows/grading and elevations for all four walls)b) Floor planc) Energy code compliance documentd) Completed application
Three (3) copies of the following documentation:a) Architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical plansb) Foundation plansc) Floor plans showing each room, proposed use, square footage of each area and exitsd) Wall section and elevationse) Roof framing planf) Texas registered professional/engineer's seal and signature is required on structural pagesg) Approved site plan
Provide project number to confirm that the construction has been registered with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for compliance with the Texas Accessibility Standard
REMODEL OR INTERIOR FINISH-OUT PERMITS
Three (3) sets of construction plans containing:a) Plot plan showing off-street parking, existing building and address keyb) Floor plan showing each room, proposed use, square footage of each area and exitsc) Typical detail of non-bearing walls to be constructedd) Electrical, plumbing and mechanical planse) Written confirmation that an asbestos inspection/survey has been conducted of the space to be renovated.
Inspections are requested by calling City Hall (903) 849-6853 or (903) 571-3885.
The City of Chandler currently uses the following codes:
The City Secretary serves as the main point of contact for staff and citizens to the City Council and coordinates items such as all proclamations, attendance at special events by City Council members, and meeting requests with the mayor and/or City Council members. You may contact the City Secretary, Ronda Cockerham at (903)849-6853.
You may contact City Secretary, Ronda Cockerham at (903)849-6853 for information regarding the City Council. You may also reach Mayor Fulgham by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All City elections are held at the First United Methodist Church Heritage Hall (501 North Second Street). All other elections will be held either through Henderson County or the school district.
Article 6.03 defines trash as "downed timber or brush, tin cans, old clothes, sacks, or any trash or rubbish, carrion, filth, or impure or unwholesome accumulated matter." For more information, please contact the Code Enforcement Department at (903)571-3885.
A junk vehicle is a vehicle that is inoperative(ie., won't start and move under its on power) and does not have either current registration or safety inspection, or a vehicle that is wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled, or discarded, or a vehicle that remains inoperable for a continuous period of more than 45 days. For junk vehicle regulations, see Article 8.04 of the Code of Ordinances or contact the Code Enforcement Department at (903)571-3885.
High grass is defined as weeds, Johnson grass, brush or any objectionable or unsightly matter growing to a greater height than twelve (12) inches upon property within 150 feet of any property line which abuts street right of way, alleys, utility easements, subdivided additions, developed property or any buildings or structures. Weeds over 48 inches tall can be abated(mowed) without notice. For more information, contact the Code Enforcement Department at (903)571-3885.
Notices involving public safety and missing persons will generally be determined by the Chief of Police or the Assistant Chief of Police. Boil water notices or utility outages will generally be determined by the Public Works Director. Other notices will be determined by the City Administrator or Mayor.
If you maintain a landline telephone number you may already be included in the CodeRED Emergency Alert System database. The database is updated quarterly for listed landlines. However, you should not assume you are signed up or that all your preferences are correct. You can sign up for the service in two ways: You can go online at www.chandlertx.com and go to the CodeRED link at the bottom of the page or call City Hall at (903)849-6853 and they will sign you up. The following should register for CodeRED: 1. Households and/or businesses that do not maintain a landline telephone. 2. Individuals who use a mobile telephone as their primary telephone or who wish to be contacted when they are away from their landline telephone. 3. Individuals with unlisted telephone numbers 4. Businesses or residents who have changed their telephone number or address (generally within the past twelve months). 5. All businesses (enter the preferred telephone number for delivery of emergency messages, which may be a number other than their primary business line).
View our Available Properties page for a listing of all available properties.
1. Be at least 18 years of age2. Be a citizen of the United States3. Be a qualified voter of the City of Chandler4. Be a resident of the City of Chandler and have resided in the City for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the election5. Not be otherwise disqualified from serving on the City Council by any other provision of law.
You must submit an application with the City Secretary to run for City Council.
Contact the Henderson County Voter Registrar's office at: (Election Administrator) 201 J East LarkinAthens TX 75751(903)675-6149(903)670-1061 Fax
First you must determine if you reside in Henderson County. Henderson County residents may contact Paula Ludtke at (903)675-6149 for information on when and how to register to vote. Many questions can be answered through their website and you can also print off a Texas Voter Registration Application.
There are two ways to vote early. You can vote in person or by mail. Check with the Henderson County Voter Registrars office or City Hall for early voting dates.. Applications for early voting by mail are available at City Hall Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or through the mail at: City Secretary's Office P O Box 425 Chandler TX 75758, (903)849-6853.
2017 Property Tax Rate for the City of Chandler is .599714 per $100 evaluation. The 2017 Henderson County Property Tax rate is .394440 per $100 evaluation. The Trinity Valley Community College Tax Rate is .138540 per $100 evaluation. The 2018 Property Tax Rate for Brownsboro ISD is 1.170000 per $100 evaluation
UT Health East Texas EMS.
Visit the library to submit an application. Volunteers will be trained and then placed as needed. Call (903)849-4122 if you have any questions.
Chandler Public Library cardholders are eligible for TexShare cards if they have been a member of the library for at least 6 months and their account is in good standing. TexShare cards will not be issued to patrons under the age of 18. For more information, visit TexShare Program.
Yes. You may choose the Bill Pay option from the website and pay with a debit or credit card.
For more information on surcharges, call the Texas Department of Public Safety at (800)688-6882.
You will need to contact the Texas of Public Safety regarding the suspension of your driver's license. Call Tyler DPS at (903)939-6000 or Athens DPS at (903)675-6091.
The court date and time is located on your citation. Citations may be paid, Defensive Driving may be requested or 30-day plans issued any time prior to the court date and you will not have to appear in court. Payment plans longer than 30 days and Deferred Adjudication must be requested from the judge.
WINCHESTER PARK Built in the early 90's and located on approximately 23 acres, Winchester Park is home to the Chandler Sports Association. Currently there are five lighted ball fields, 1 soccer field, two concession stands, restrooms, pavilions, new playground equipment, paved parking, a concrete lighted walking trail around the park with exercise stops, picnic areas.
MCCAIN PARK Built in 2005 with proceeds from an award won by Keep Chandler Beautiful. McCain Park is beautifully landscaped and contains a Museum, gazebo, flag pole, antique light concrete walking paths and benches. Future plans for the Park calls for the Chandler Historical Society to move the historical Train Depot to the park
RIVER PARK Located on the banks of the Neches River, the Park provides picnic areas, a kayak launch, nature trails and a boat ramp for fishermen. It is also listed as a designated Texas Paddle Trail.
Yes. The Grand Pavilion and Pocket Pavilion at Winchester Park. The gazebo at McCain Park is also available to rent. Call City Hall at (903)849-6853 for reservation and rental information.
The City of Chandler provides for the upkeep of all three parks. The Chandler Parks and Recreation Board and City Administrator make recommendations to the City Council for any changes or additions to the Parks. Call Parks Director, Rick Ford, if you have any questions.
Call Rick Ford, Chandler Sports Director, at (903)849-5930 or e-mail email@example.com if you need information.
When you call the Police Dept at (903)849-2181, you will speak directly to a Henderson County Sheriff's Office Communications Officer who then either dispatches an officer to you or will have an officer contact you by phone. This process allows for emergency services to be provided in a given situation much faster than being forced to leave a message if your call went to a desk phone or an officer maned phone who cannot answer.
A peddler permit is required. For information on a peddler's permit, contact Chandler City Hall at (903)849-6853.
The self-serve recycle containers are located at the Winchester Park entrance off of Martin St. They are just behind the Maintenance Shop building. At this time, we are only accepting paper and plastic.
The recycle containers are available to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
At this time, only paper and plastic are being accepted.
No. The City of Chandler recycle bins are unmanned.
Call City Hall at (903)849-6853 if you have any questions.
Chandler does not have a Senior Center; however, some senior activities are available at the Community Center every week. Meals on Wheels is available from Monday through Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. There are games for senior citizens on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Bingo is on every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For information please call the Community Center at (903) 515-1332 or City Hall at (903) 849-6853.
Low-income housing for senior citizens may be available at SilverLeaf of Chandler. They also have senior citizen activities and may be reached at (903) 849-0171. Ask for Neilon.
Local churches may also provide senior citizen activities.
All garbage must be set out to the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your collection day. If the garbage is out on time and not collected by the end of the day, please contact the Water Department at (903)849-6853. Tree, shrub and brush trimmings must be tied together forming an easily handled package not exceeding 4 feet in length, 6 inches in diameter, or 50 lbs in weight. Total amount of "bundled" materials set out for collection per each home shall not exceed 2 cubic yards(6 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft).
The City of Chandler also provides a free curbside limb pickup service on the first Monday of each month. You must call City Hall at (903)849-6853 to get on the pickup list. Limbs must be piled up at the curb or they will not be picked up. Limbs may not be larger than 6 inches in diameter.
The City of Chandler does not provide curbside recycling service; however, there are unmanned recycle bins located behind the Maintenance Shop of Winchester Park. You can reach the recycle bins from the Martin St entrance of Winchester Park. At this time, only paper and plastic are being accepted.
Yes. Acceptable items include air conditioners and refrigerators which have the CFC's removed by a certified technician, water tanks, washing machines, furniture, mattresses, bundled tree, shrub and brush trimmings. Items not acceptable include construction debris, paint, dead animals and hazardous waste. You should notify Sanitation Solutions at (888)264-6911 when you have extra large items to make sure they have space available on the trash trucks.
The City of Chandler does not maintain residential street lights. Street lights are maintained by Oncor. However, you may call City Hall with a pole location and pole number (if possible) and we will report it to Oncor. You may also go to the Oncor website at https://www.oncorstreetlight.com/ to report a problem.
Call (903)849-6853 during regular business hours to report a pot hole or report it online to Chandler Connect.
Call (903)849-6853 during regular business hours to report the location of the drainage ditch that requires maintenance or make your request online at Chandler Connect.
Call (903)849-6853 to report this problem during regular business hours or report it online at Chandler Connect.
Second, we recommend you do a dye test on your toilets. Put some food coloring in the tank of the toilet, don't flush it, and go back in about 30 minutes or so. If any of the colored water from the tank is in the bowl of the toilet, your toilet is leaking. This is a major water waster because a lot of times people don't realize the toilet is leaking because the water isn't going on the floor.
Third, if you have an irrigation system, check the settings. Customers have said that they have had more than one program on at the same time and didn't realize it until they checked their programs.
If you still have a question regarding your bill, please call the Water Department at (903)849-4145 and we will send out a technician to check things out.
Call the Water Department immediately at (903)849-4145 during regular business hours or call (903)204-8680 if it is after business hours. A crew will be sent to take care of the problem.
Call (903)204-8680 to report after hours water and sewer emergencies.