Attention (Dec. 30, 2022): The Development Services Department (Building Division and Planning Division) is temporarily relocated. Please stop by the front desk of the lobby at the Municipal Complex (120 W Seventh Street) for assistance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The purpose of this department is to establish minimum requirements to safeguard the public safety, health, and general welfare, through structural strength, means of egress, stability, sanitation, light and ventilation, energy conservation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards of the building environment while providing safety for our first responders. 


Effective Oct. 1, 2022: permit fee increase

Roll-off Dumpsters

All roll-off dumpsters for your projects must be obtained from CARDS Dallas. CARDS is the exclusive Solid Waste Provider for the City of Anna. 

Use of non-CARDS roll-off dumpsters will be in violation of city ordinance and subject to issuance of a stop work order, fines, and/or penalties. 

To schedule a dumpster delivery, please contact CARDS at 877-592-2737 or by email

Construction Guidelines in the City of Anna

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Construction hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. No work is permissible on Sundays.

building dept 3Each development must have a specific concrete wash-out station.
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Refuse containers must be on-site during construction until it is no longer practical. Trash fences must be installed.

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No construction dirt, supplies or materials may be left on the street during construction. 

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Portable restrooms must be available for workers and kept in good condition. 

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The city noise ordinance prohibits loud music near residences.