Environmental Office

Responsibilities
The Ellis County Environmental Office provides environmentally sound practices and progressive development that help Ellis County residents protect the land and ground water in the county. This is done by:
  • Collecting household hazardous wastes
  • Overseeing property transfers
  • Overseeing various issues benefiting Ellis County
  • Permitting of new water wells and wastewater systems
  • Water testing from wells
  • Planning/Zoning and Flood Plain Management 

Office Services

Property Transfer Evaluation

The Ellis County Environmental Code Article 2-4.5 addresses the regulations in regards to the Transfer of Property Ownership within Ellis County.  A Property Transfer Evaluation form is required for these sale transactions.


Request a Service


View the Service Request Online Form to request a specific service from the Environmental Office.