Frequently Asked Questions - Community

FAQs - Community

Yes they are. However, such guns can be very dangerous, even lethal, and it is illegal to shoot them in an unsafe manner.

Usually, yes. However, we have had instances of both coyotes and bobcats in Fairview and they will sometimes attack and even kill smaller animals like cats, rabbits, and some dogs. Pet owners should exercise as much caution as possible.

Yes, we do. Dog owners must by law keep their animals in an enclosure, on a leash, in their arms, or otherwise maintain direct supervision and control of their pets. Animals found in violation of this law may be impounded. Dogs and cats must also be vaccinated for rabies and registered. Animal control in Fairview is contracted with Collin County Animal Control and they may be contacted at 972-547-7292.

Collin County contracts with the North Texas Municipal Water District's landfill in Melissa to conduct once a month cleanup days where all residents of Collin County can bring their items for disposal at no cost. Residents will be able to drop off most refuse consisting of general debris, properly drained Freon appliances with Freon recovery certification, motor oil, oil filters,  Tires( maximum of four tires per household per year), and boards, tree limbs, etc. (8 feet long max),  furniture,  appliances, and other larger house hold items will be accepted.  Chemicals, paints, batteries, anti-freeze and contractor debris will not be accepted.  Proof of residence such as a driver's license or utility bill will be required.  These free trash days are held the first Saturday of the month from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Located at 3820 State Highway 121 N in Melissa. You can contact the landfill at 972-295-6380 for additional information. Please note: Before entering gate, all loads must be enclosed, covered or secured. Small contractors can take their commercial waste/scrap debris to the landfill for a fee. Call the landfill at 972-295-6380 for information regarding commercial waste.

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