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Election Information

Learn more about the upcoming May 7, 2016 Town Election.

Enter the Fairview Art Show

The Inaugurual Town of Fairview Art Show will be held April 29 through May 1, 2016. Entry packets will be available soon and due on March 31, 2016. Learn more about the Fairview Art Show.

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Freezing Weather Water Tips

Temperatures are dropping and we ask that residents help prevent broken pipes by covering outside faucets. Learn more Freezing Weather Water Tips.


Board and Committee Openings

Want to serve your community? The Town utilizes numerous citizen run boards to ensure public input and participation in the Town's decision-making process. The Town currently has openings on the Public Art Committee, Technology Advisory Committee, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Special Events Committee and openings for alternates on the Zoning Board of Adjustments. 

To apply, complete an Application to Serve. The Fairview Town Council reviews all applications and votes on all board appointments and reappointments. Board members are typically appointed for two-year terms. Email completed applications to Town Secretary, Liz Cappon at ECappon@FairviewTexas.org.

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U.S. Highway 75 Widening Project

The U.S. 75 widening project is underway in Fairview and will affect access to the highway and access roads. The Ridgeview Dr off-ramp from northbound U.S. 75 is now closed as it is being converted to an on-ramp. The northbound on-ramp near Whole Foods will eventually close, as it will be converted to an off-ramp that will allow access to both Ridgeview Dr as well as Fairview Village Rd. TxDOT estimates these new ramps will be completed in July 2016. Fairview residents need to exit at Stacy Rd for Ridgeview Dr access from northbound U.S. 75. Ridgeview Dr remains accessible from either side of the U.S. 75 access road, only the northbound off-ramp for Ridgeview Dr is closed. The widening of the Stacy Rd bridge is currently anticipated to be competed near the end of February 2016. TxDOT has projected their entire $50 million widening project will be complete by September 2016.


Town Approves Creating Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District

The linked information was developed to help explain tax increment financing, its purpose and how it works.


Fairview Water Use and Billing Information - 9/15/2015

Fairview had record water use during August, and residents are generally getting higher bills.  A combination of higher water use and increased water rates are creating most of the higher bills.  The following provides an update to the Fairview water use and billing as of September 15, 2015, including a letter from Mayor Darion Culbertson:

Fairview Water Use Update - September 15, 2015

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All stages of drought are terminated in the Town of Fairview effective May 1st. Access the watering restrictions tab located above for more information.

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Watering Restrictions

Watering Restrictions


Watering Restrictions Eased in the Town of Fairview Effective May 1st  

North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) water supply reservoirs have reached sufficient levels and capacities to allow the District to ease watering restrictions earlier than previously planned. Beginning May 1, 2015, NTMWD will terminate all drought stages and will implement its Water Conservation Plan that limits landscape watering to no more than two days per week, and only if needed. The Town of Fairview has taken the same actions as NTMWD and will terminate all drought stages effective May 1, 2015. Even though the Town of Fairview will no longer be under drought restrictions the town’s Water Conservation Plan will remain in effect, which restricts lawn and landscape irrigation to twice per week. With this change in watering restrictions Town of Fairview water customers are no longer restricted to watering on certain days of the week and can choose which two days they wish to irrigate.

The Town of Fairview Water Conservation Plan calls for the following water restrictions:

  • Lawn irrigation watering is prohibited from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from April 1st to October 31st of each year.
  • Lawn and landscape irrigation limited to twice per week.
  • Watering of impervious surfaces is prohibited.
  • Outdoor watering during precipitation or freeze events is prohibited.
  • The use of treated water to fill or refill residential, amenity, and any other natural or manmade ponds is prohibited. A pond is considered to be a still body of water with a surface area of 500 square feet or more.
  • Rain and freeze sensors and/or ET or Smart controllers are required on all new irrigation systems. Rain and freeze sensors and/or ET or Smart controllers must be maintained to function properly.
  • “At home” car washing can be done only when using a water hose with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Watering areas that have been overseeded with cool season grasses is prohibited (such as rye grass or other similar grasses), except for golf courses and public athletic fields.

Below are a variety of tips that you might find helpful in your effort to conserve water:

•Repair leaks, running toilets, dripping faucets, and broken sprinkler heads.
•Water in the morning or evening when the temperatures are cooler.
•Plant native, drought tolerant plants that require less water.
•Adjust your lawn mower to at least one notch. A taller lawn holds more moisture.
•Water only when plants look like they need it. Most plants die from over-watering.

Some excellent resources regarding smart landscaping and water conservation are:

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Planning & Zoning

Planning and Zoning

To review current Planning and Zoning items, please click here and select the "Current Planning" tab. For questions or concerns, please contact Interim Planning Manager Robert LaCroix at rlacroix@fairviewtexas.org or 972-562-0522 ext. 5094.



Renew Your Alarm Permit 

The Town of Fairview requires all alarm systems in any home or business in Fairview, whether monitored or not, to have a valid Alarm Permit. Alarm Permits must be renewed annually during the month of January.

For those who currently have an alarm permit, online renewal begins January 1. All permits are required to be renewed by January 31. To renew your permit, simply visit fairviewtexasalarm.com and enter your login name and password. If you need your login name and password, please contact Officer Gandy at sgandy@fairviewtexas.org or 972-886-4211, ext. 5022. Please do not create a new account if you are having any issues accessing your account.

For those who have an alarm system and do not currently have an Alarm Permit, please contact Officer Gandy for information on obtaining one.

The residential renewal fee is $25 and the commercial renewal fee is $50. New residential permits are $50 and new commercial permits are $100.

Job Postings

Positions Available

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Police Officer: A Police Officer is responsible for public safety, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws. Patrols community by vehicle, bicycle and on foot. Responds to calls for service, which include reports of criminal activity, traffic safety, crime prevention and general public safety problems. Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of reported crimes, traffic accidents and complaints, including crime scene processing, interviewing witnesses/victims and enforcing violations of the law. This position requires valid TX driver license & basic TCLEOSE certification. Prefer 3+ years paid police experience.

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Administrative Assistant/Court Clerk: Under general supervision, receives and distributes incoming Town Hall mail; receives phone calls to Town Hall, answers questions and directs call to appropriate person; assists utility billing and permitting as needed; and performs other related duties. Processes court payments, citations and warrants and verifies adjudifications, sending default letters as required.

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