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Deer Park Police Department

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

National Night Out

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, neighborhoods throughout Deer Park are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 34nd Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, sponsored by the Na...Read on...


Deer Park Public Library

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Friends of DPPL Seeking Volunteers to Help with Fall Book Sale

The Friends of Deer Park Public Library are looking for volunteers to help with the Fall Book Sale:

  • Preview Sale is Tuesday, September 26th from 5-9 PM. 
  • Open to all, Wednesday, September 27th through Saturday, September 30th, during normal librar...
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Posted on: September 9, 2017

Friends Book Sale at Deer Park Public Library in September

The Friends of Deer Park Public Library will hold their Fall Book Sale Wednesday, September 27, 2017, through Saturday, September 30, 2017, during normal library business hours.  Members of the Friends of the Library are invited to attend the Pre...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Deer Park Public Library to Participate in Gulf Coast Reads

Deer Park Public Library will be a participating institution in the annual Gulf Coast Reads initiative. The purpose of the program is to bring communities in the Upper Texas Gulf Coast Region together by encouraging residents to read and discuss a chosen ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

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Economic Development

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Deer Park ranks #17 in the Country - Best Places to Start a Business

WalletHub’s analysts compared the business-friendliness of 1,261 small-sized cities to determine the best overall for launching an enterprise, and Deer Park ranked #17. See the full article here.Read on...
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Happy 5th Anniversary to Brisket House in Deer Park

Brisket House is celebrating their fifth anniversary in Deer Park at 3217 Center St. They are regularly recognized as one of the best barbeque restaurants in Houston by The Houston Press and the Houston Chronicle, and their highly acclaimed pitmaster, Way...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Credeur's Cajun Cookin' is now in Deer Park

Credeur’s Cajun Cookin’ recently relocated from their Pasadena location to 6915 Spencer Highway, near the corner of Spencer and Glenwood Drive. Owner Barry Credeur is originally from Lake Charles, LA.  He and his wife, Tracy, ...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2017

Planet Fitness is now open!

Planet Fitness is now open at 3601 Center Street in the old H-E-B building (currently being redeveloped into Deer Park Marketplace shopping center at the corner of Center St. and Pasadena Blvd.)  Planet Fitness prides itself as being a &ldquo...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill is now open!

Deer Park is now home to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant, which recently opened at 8035 Spencer Highway (next door to 1000 Degrees Pizza and close to Starbuck’s). When Chipotle opened its first restaurant over 20 years ago in 1993, th...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

New Retail Center Coming to Deer Park

The Junction at Deer Park shopping center was recently announced. This 40-acre retail center will be near the intersection of East Blvd. and Spencer Highway (just east of the new H-E-B). The center will consist of several buildings, the first of which is ...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Bush's Chicken Now Open

Bush’s Chicken has arrived in Deer Park at 8055 Spencer Highway in College Park Plaza (across the street from San Jacinto College). This family-friendly, community-oriented restaurant labels itself as the industry’s fastest drive-through and also offers c...Read on...


Emergency Management Services

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

City of Deer Park encourages residents to be prepared for Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season officially begins on Thursday, June 1, and the City of Deer Park wants all citizens to be prepared.

According to Mayor Jerry Mouton, the City utilizes a variety of methods and information channels to provide preparedness information to res...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District info.

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The City of Deer Park recently updated its information page on the Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District (FCPEMSD). The page includes information about the district’s establishment and accomplishments achieved over the last seve...Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Schedule a fire prevention program today!

Is your organization interested in fire prevention education? The City of Deer Park Fire Marshal’s Office offers fire prevention programs for senior centers, scout troops, or any other community group.
Fire prevention programs may be scheduled by submitt...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Driver advisory: San Augustine (center lanes) to be closed Wednesday, September 27

Drivers: Please be advised that the two center lanes of San Augustine from the Community Center to Luella Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, September 27 from 6 AM-6PM due to heavy construction.

Expect major delays on San Augustine within this area from T...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Hurricane Harvey - Red Cross Immediate Assistance Program

 As the American Red Cross continues to provide food, shelter, and comfort for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, they are also delivering financial assistance to people who need it most. Thanks to generous donors, the Red Cross will provide $40...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

September 2017 "Deer in the Spotlight"

Check out our regular September 2017 issue of "Deer in the Spotlight," featuring Halloween event information, Library news and an announcement for the City's 125th Celebration Concert on November 4.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Hurricane Harvey - Call for photos!

Hurricane Harvey photo request

The City of Deer Park would like to ask our residents to submit their photos from before, during and after Hurricane Harvey; specifically, photos that show our citizens working together to prepare or rebuild, assisting evacu...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Reminder regarding residential solicitors/peddlers

Per City ordinance, all residential solicitors and peddlers are allowed within city limits with a valid solicitor’s permit, which will be issued by the City upon completion of a background check. Any solicitor in need of a permit may visit the C...

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Movie in the Park


Join us on the first Saturday of each month in Dow Park for family friendly fun for everyone! Watch a movie on the lawn at sundown with your family and friends. Concessions will be available on site.


Public Works

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Driver advisory: San Augustine (center lanes) to be closed Wednesday, September 27

Drivers: Please be advised that the two center lanes of San Augustine from the Community Center to Luella Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, September 27 from 6 AM-6PM due to heavy construction.

Expect major delays on San Augustine within this area from T...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Did Harvey Flood Your Home?

In order to complete the City's post-disaster assessment and better evaluate the areas of town that experienced flooding during Hurricane Harvey, the Public Works Dept. is maintaining a list of addresses that took on water.  If you would like to ...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Do you have an open ditch in your front yard you would like to have closed in?

If you live in an older part of town, there is a good chance that you have an open drainage ditch in your front yard. A lot of residents choose to have culverts installed so they can cover the ditch and have a larger front yard area and a closed drainage ...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Be Considerate for Safety Sake!

 As you probably already know, residential sanitation pick up here at the city is done by dedicated city-employee sanitation staff, not outside contractors.   Many of these employees are your friends and neighbors here at the ci...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Don't Forget Heavy Trash Pick Up Starts Each Wednesday

Every Wednesday is reserved for heavy trash pickup. Occasionally, the volume of heavy trash will require more than one day to service the whole city. In this case, the remainder of heavy trash will be picked up by Friday.

Types of Items Items such as yar...Read on...