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Deer Park Police Department

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Paws4Police Family Fun Dog Walk


Mark your calendars for Tuesday, July 4th from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for the Paws4Police Family Fun Dog Walk. Paws4Police will be the kick off to 4th fest activities. For more information and to register for the event go to

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Deer Park Public Library

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

Astronaut, Barry E. Wilmore to speak at Deer Park Public Library!

What is it like to be in space? What is most rewarding about working at NASA? Come to the Deer Park Public Library and learn from someone who has firsthand experience in space, including several spacewalks. Barry E. Wilmore has been an astronaut for more ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Friends of DPPL Host Marianne Dyson, Former NASA Flight Controller at Annual Meeting

What was it like to work on the Space Shuttle program?  The Deer Park Public Library will host the Friends of the Deer Park Public Library Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7 PM.  The Friends will hold a brief business meetin...Read on...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

New Issue of Friends of DPPL Newsletter Available!

The latest issue of "Off the Shelf" is available for download! It contains the latest information about the activities of the Friends group and library services. Learn more about how to become a Friends member, keep up with programs and more!

Off The Shelf Newsletter PDF

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 coming soon

Planet Fitness is currently under construction 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 a...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2017

New Hotel Coming in 2017

Townplace Suites by Marriott Hotel will soon start construction at 218 W. Helgra in Deer Park (behind the Hampton Inn and next door to The Wheelhouse). The new extended-stay hotel will be Deer Park’s largest with 80 rooms and is expected to create 18 full...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill coming soon

Deer Park will soon be home to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant, coming early 2017 to 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, the idea was simple...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

New Retail Center Coming in 2017

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: March 28, 2017

Interested in volunteering for TDEM's Hurricane Charlie evacuation exercise?

The Texas Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) will be conducting the 2017 Hurricane Charlie Full-Scale Hurricane evacuation exercise from June 1-8, 2017.

The organization is recruiting volunteers to participate in the evac...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2015

City of Deer Park Emergency Management is on Facebook!


Have you checked out the Emergency Management Facebook page? The site includes important information, event details, safety videos and more!
Visit and like the page to receive continual updates.Read on...

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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: February 8, 2017

2017 Election Information

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election will be held Saturday, May 6th, 2017 for City Council Positions 1, 2, 3 and Mayor.

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

City of Deer Park recognized as one of best small cities in the country to start a business

In an analysis posted today by WalletHub, the City of Deer Park was recognized as one of the best small cities in the country to start a business. 

Specifically, Deer Park ranked #17 in the country and scored higher than any other city in Texas based ...Read on...

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Get your tickets now for the Art Park Players' production of "The Bikinis"

If you're looking for a fun night out with the girls, or if you love the music of the 1960s and 70s, you won't want to miss this fantastic musical revue by the Parks and Recreation Department's Art Park Players! Back together after 20 years, the hit 60&a...Read on...

Public Works

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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

Prevent Clogged Drains & Sewer Overflows

Disposal of fats, oils, and greases (F.O.G.) down your household fixtures can cause health hazards, create an unwelcome clogged sink or toilet, and cost you and your city a lot of extra money. Blockages accounts for almost half, at 43%, of all sanitary s...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...