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Animal Services Field Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Only emergency calls will be run after normal field hours
Animal Shelter HoursClosed MondaysTuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pmSaturday - Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00pm
All found animals must be reported to Animal Services. Finders can bring the animal to our shelter anytime during our regular shelter hours or they can request that an Animal Services Officer pick the animal up from their residence. If you are willing to care for the animal until the owner can be located, please let us know when you report it. Please be advised that after five (5) days, you are considered the owner of said found animal and will be responsible to abide by all City Ordinances and State Laws, including rabies vaccination and city license requirements.
For more information, visit our Missing or Found Pets page. Missing or Found Pets
Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
All animals that are surrendered by their owner immediately become the property of the City of Plano. While euthanasia is always a last resort, Plano Animal Services can never guarantee adoption for any animal that is surrendered to us and we therefore request that animals only be brought to us when no other housing alternatives are available. For more information about surrendering pets, including fees and other requirements, click on the link below. Visit our Pet Redemption or Surrender page
4028 W. Plano Parkway Plano, TX 75093 Ph: (972) 769-4360
Animal Shelter Hours Closed Monday
Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday*10:00 am - 4:00 pm *We do not provide this service on Saturdays or Sundays unless special circumstances require it.
The owner must sign an a euthanasia request form pay a $25.00 fee to perform this service. We request that residents bring their animal to the shelter but exceptions can be made for elderly and/or handicapped residents or special circumstances.
All euthanasia is performed by lethal injection and the remains are then cremated. Owners may not be present when the euthanasia is performed and no private cremations are offered. If the owner wants a private cremation or for remains to be returned to them, they must make arrangements with one of the local private crematories and let us know which company will be coming to pick the remains up at the time the animal is brought to the shelter. More information, as well as links to companies who provide private cremations, can be found on our Euthanasia & Cremation Services page. Visit the Euthanasia & Cremation Services page.
For low cost vaccination and sterilization services available to all pet owners, please visit our low cost services page. You do not have to adopt the animal from our shelter or even be a Plano resident to take advantage of these services. Visit our low cost services page.
Some simple advice from Jim Dunlap & Tammy Welch of the Plano ISD's Living Materials Center:Do's • Do keep small dogs and cats inside at night. • Do keep the covers secured on your trash receptacles. • Do keep your dog and cat on a leash (as required by city ordinance). • Do report the coyote/bobcat sighting to the DFW Wildlife Coalition (972-234-9453). • Do try to consider that they were here first.
Don’ts • Do not feed your pets on the back porch or leave food out overnight. • Do not walk your small dog in wooded areas. • Do not approach, chase, make noises at, throw rocks at or otherwise taunt a coyote or bobcat. • Do not approach any wild animal that appears trapped, injured, or sick. Contact Animal Services immediately at (972) 769-4360. • Do not ever try to touch a coyote, bobcat, or any other wild animal.
1. Keep your pets at home! All pets, including cats, are required to be physically confined to their owner’s property at all times. Following this law will greatly reduce the likelihood that a pet will come in contact with a wild animal. If they don’t have contact with wildlife, they can’t be hurt by them, but wildlife are actually not the biggest threat to at-large pets. In a study published in the Wildlife Society Bulletin, free-roaming cats were more likely to be injured or killed by car collisions, diseases (mainly from other cats), fights with other at-large pets, poisons (antifreeze, rat bait, etc.), complications of uncontrolled breeding, or cruelty inflicted by humans than they were to be preyed upon by wildlife.
2. Keep your pet's vaccines current! Preventative vaccines are available for many of the most common diseases that pets can get from wildlife and other at-large pets. Animal Services highly recommends that your pet be examined at least once a year by your veterinarian and that you always follow their advice regarding preventative vaccines and medications for common dog and cat diseases and parasites. State law and city ordinance require all pets have a current rabies vaccination at all times and failure to meet this obligation could result in fines to the owner and/or impoundment of the animal. These vaccinations are an important part of keeping your pet healthy and is the first line of defense for your family against certain diseases that are transmissible from animals to people.
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Warning A warning is issued when a hazardous weather or hydrologic event is occurring, is imminent, or has a very high probability of occurring. A warning is used for conditions posing a threat to life or property.
What you should do:Activate your personal emergency plan Take shelter immediately Listen to local radio or TV for updates and information on what further actions to take
WatchA watch is used when the risk of a hazardous weather or hydrologic event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, location, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide enough lead time so that those who need to set their plans in motion can do so.
What you should do:Remain alert for approaching storms Listen to local radio or TV for updates Be prepared to move to shelter
If you are in a public building or at work during a severe storm, seek shelter on the lowest level of the building. You can also use the fire escapes or windowless restrooms as shelter areas. The expiration time of the warning will be included in the National Weather Service warning message. Remember to designate your shelter area in advance; there will be less confusion during severe weather if the location is pre-determined. Offices should hold tornado drills often.
If you need additional assistance regarding DART, contact City Transportation Engineering staff at (972) 941-7152.
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You will be instructed to place the items in a box marked "chemicals" at your collection point by 7 a.m., at least two feet from your refuse and recycling containers. Learn more about Household Chemical Collection
The tax covers hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts, as well as condominiums, apartments, and houses rented for less than 30 consecutive days. Hotel tax does not apply to hospitals, sanitariums, nursing homes, student dormitories operated by colleges and universities, or condominiums, apartments, and houses leased for more than 30 consecutive days.
There are no state or local hotel taxes on meeting and banquet rooms located in a building where no sleeping accommodations are provided.
Old buildings:• Are physical links to the past• Give a sense of community and personal identity• Have intrinsic value as art• Provide environmental diversity• Continue to be useful
The purpose of tax exemption is to provide additional funds for continued preservation. The Heritage Commission inspects each structure yearly to determine if they are being maintained properly. The amount of the exemption is based on two factors:
1. Whether the structure is individually designated or the structure is part of and contributes to a heritage district; and2. Whether the structure is used solely as a residence or has a commercial use.
Class A Structures (individually designated and used for residential purposes) receive 100% exemption from taxation. Class B Structures (individually designated and used for commercial purposes) receive 50% exemption. Class C Structures (contributing to a historic district and used for residential purposes) receive 75% exemption. Finally, ClassD Structures (contributing to a historic district and used for commercial purposes) receive 38% exemption. These exemptions are on the value of the structure; full taxes are still paid on the land.
The Plano Heritage Commission protects the rights and investments of property owners and business establishments through a design review process called a Certificate of Appropriateness. By preserving and maintaining visual character, the HC ensures that future generations will enjoy the benefits of Plano’s rich architectural heritage.
• Changing doors or windows• Changing architectural details• Adding/removing siding• Signs• Light Fixtures• New exterior paint colors• Demolition and new construction• Major landscape or pavement changes
However, routine maintenance and in-kind repairs do not require a Certificate of Appropriateness. Many simple repairs or changes may be approved by Staff. When in doubt, contact the Planning Department.
• Restrict the use to which property is put• Restrict the sale of property• Require approval of interior changes or alterations• Prevent new construction within historic areas• Require approval for ordinary maintenance or in-kind repairs
900 E. 15th St.Plano, TX 75074
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PLEASE NOTE: Payments by mail must be received in the Court on or before the due date to avoid additional penalties.
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Justice of the Peace: (972) 881-3051
Tax Assessor: (972) 881-3010
Guidance signs show the Plano logo, a bicycle symbol and the route number you are on. Some directional signs show which way to turn to intersect with another bicycle route.
Other directional signs show which direction to go, the route number, destination and the mileage remaining to the destination. Texas Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Leisure OnLine via the Internet - use our online service to search for courses and to self-register. You must have a Family Account PIN and Individual ID Number to utilize the registration portion of the site. You may contact any recreation center to get this information. If you want to register the first day, please obtain your Individual ID number and PIN prior to that day. Payment by credit card is required.
Walk-In - when registration begins, you may walk-in to any recreation facility and register in person. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card.
Phone In - you may call any recreation facility to register for any course. On the first day of registration, the call volume will be heavy the first hour or so.
Drop-Off - you may complete a registration form and drop it off at a recreation center during certain designated dates. Forms will be processed by staff after the initial rush and you will be notified of the results. Receipts will be mailed during the following week.
For complete details and dates for any registration session, check Leisure OnLine or the current Leisure catalog.
Registration for most programs remains open until the start date of the course. Course fees are determined by residency, however, everyone is welcome!
Therapeutic Recreation1409 Avenue K 972-941-72728 am - 5 pm Mon - Fri
Carpenter Park Recreation Center6701 Coit Rd 972-208-8087
Douglass Community Center1111 Avenue H 972-424-6301
Frito-Lay / Pepsi Youth Ballpark6000 Jupiter Rd 972-941-7277
High Point Park Tennis Center421 W Spring Creek Parkway 972-941-7170
Heritage Yards at Plano4525 Hedgcoxe Rd 972-712-3930
Interurban Railway Museum901 E 15th St 972-941-2117
Jack Carter Park Pool2800 Maumelle 972-208-8081
Liberty Recreation Center2601 Glencliff Dr 972-769-4234
Oak Point Recreation Center6000 Jupiter Rd 972-941-7540
Pecan Hollow Golf Course4901 E 14th St 972-941-7600
Plano Aquatic Center2301 Westside Dr 972-769-4232
Plano Senior Recreation Center401 W 16th St 972-941-7155
Harry Rowlinson Community Natatorium1712 Avenue P 972-941-7670
Tom Muehlenbeck Center5801 W Parker Rd 972-769-4404
The Parks and Recreation Department provides opportunities for rental of select rooms within the facilities. To rent a specific location, please call the recreation center in advance for information on availability.
Room Rental Policies
Hourly Rates For Recreation Facilities
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Bob Woodruff Park (North)- near the lakeBob Woodruff Park (South)Haggard ParkHarrington ParkHoblitzelle ParkPreston Meadow ParkRussell Creek Park- near lakeShawnee ParkWillowcreek ParkOak Point Park and Nature Preserve
Visit the Pavilions page for more information and to check availability. Pavilion Reservations
Youth SportsThe department also prepares, maintains and allocates competitive game fields for use by youth sports organizations, and coordinates their schedules to insure they are used to maximum efficiency. Please contact any of the youth sports organizations about league play. Please check the Youth Sports page of this website for more information.
Practice FieldsA variety of backstops and open fields in neighborhood parks and elementary schools are available on a first come, first served basis. To find these sites, please go to Park Facilities on Leisure on Line and choose practice fields under the Facility Feature tab or click here for a list and map.
Various athletic fields are available to rent for Plano residents. For more information on ball field rental, please contact Athletic Field Operations at 972-941-7250. Click here for all game field maps.
2012 Public Field Reservation Rules Athletics
Membership cards are issued at Carpenter Park Recreation Center, Liberty Recreation Center, Oak Point Center and Tom Muehlenbeck Center during open hours. Members are required to show this card for use of the gyms, weight area, racquetball/squash courts, track, game room, or swimming pool. Memberships are not required to attend recreation courses. Children two years and younger are admitted free and must always be supervised by an adult. Children younger than seven must be supervised by an adult. Proof of residency or employment is required prior to purchasing a membership.
Memberships include access to the following facilities:
Carpenter Park Recreation Center Liberty Recreation Center (and pool) Oak Point Recreation Center (and pool) Plano Aquatic Center Rowlinson Natatorium Jack Carter PoolTom Muehlenbeck Center (and pools)
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS (Effective January 1, 2012)Annual memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.Plano Resident Annual PaymentYouth (3-15 yrs) $80Adult (16-59 yrs) $130Senior (60+ yrs) $100Family* $339
*Family is defined as parent/guardian and legal dependents that live in the same household.
Non-Resident Annual PaymentYouth (3-15 yrs) $160Adult (16-59 yrs) $260Senior (60+ yrs) $200Work In Plano** $195Family* $679
*Family is defined as parent/guardian and legal dependents that live in the same household.** To receive the Work in Plano rate, you must show proof of employment with a Plano company.
MONTH TO MONTH MEMBERSHIPS (Effective January 1, 2012)Plano Resident Monthly PaymentYouth (3-15 yrs) $11Adult (16-59 yrs) $19Senior (60+ yrs) $15 Family* $49
Non-Resident Monthly PaymentYouth (3-15 yrs) $21Adult (16-59 yrs) $29Senior (60+ yrs) $25Work In Plano** $22Family* $79
Month to Month Memberships are paid in monthly installments via Mastercard, Visa or Discover. Below is the month to month enrollment form. Month to Month Membership Auto-Draft Agreement
CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS Annual corporate memberships are available to Plano companies who sign 5 or more employees up at the same time on a corporate account. Price is $130/adult and must be paid in full when registering.
DAILY ADMISSION FEEA drop-in fee is available for those guests without a membership or those who wish to try out the facility.Ages 3-15 $3/dayAges 16 & up $6/day
MEMBERSHIP RENEWALSRenewal of your recreation center membership may be handled in person at any recreation center where memberships are sold. As always, we are available to assist you over the phone or in person for your membership renewal questions. Just call or stop by any recreation center at your convenience.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCEFinancial assistance is available for annual tennis passes, memberships, and recreation course programs. Please call 972-941-7328 for additional information on qualification and application information.
MASTERS SWIM TEAM (WETCATS)The Masters Swim program is designed for adults who wish to enhance their swimming ability, strength, stamina, and flexibility in a coached team environment. Competitive opportunities based on age classifications exist for individuals wishing to compete in swim meets. Workouts are held at Oak Point Center and Tom Muehlenbeck CenterFor more information, please call 972-941-7618.Fees:Monthly $45Quarterly $105 (includes partial pool membership good until 2pm daily)Annual $400 (includes full combination membership)
Participants may choose from the following flexible workout schedule:Monday-Friday 5:15-6:15amMonday-Friday 6:30-7:30amMonday-Friday Noon-1pmSaturday 6:30-7:30am
2012 Public Field Reservation Rules
(R) Indicates Reservations availableClick here for pavilion reservation information
Park Maintenance Requests call 972-941-7263
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (R)Archgate Park VideoArrowhead ParkBig Lake ParkBlue Ridge Park VideoBluebonnet TrailBob Woodruff Park (R)Buckhorn Park VideoCaddo ParkCapstone Park VideoCarpenter ParkCheyenne Park VideoChisholm Trail Clearview Park VideoCopper Creek PlaygroundCottonwood Creek GreenbeltCoyote Creek Park VideoDog Park at Jack Carter ParkEldorado Park VideoEnfield ParkEvans ParkFrank Beverly Park VideoGlen Meadows Park VideoHackberry ParkHaggard Park (R) VideoHarrington Park (R)Heritage Yards at Plano Ath FieldsHidden Meadow Park VideoHigh Point Athletic FieldsHoblitzelle Park (R)Horseshoe Park VideoIndian Creek Park VideoJack Carter ParkLiberty Park VideoLone Star ParkLonghorn ParkMemorial Park VideoSgt. Mike McCreary Sports FieldsOld Shepard Place Park VideoOak Point Park & Nature Preserve (R)Overland Trail VideoParkwood Green Park VideoPrairie Meadow Park VideoPreston Meadow Park (R) VideoPreston Ridge TrailRidgeview Park VideoRussell Creek GreenbeltRussell Creek Park (R)Rustic ParkLt. Russell Steindam Park VideoSanta Fe TrailSchell ParkShady Brook TrailShawnee Park (R) disc golf course VideoShoshoni ParkSteeplechase Park VideoStoney Hollow ParkSuncreek Park VideoSunset Park VideoTejas Park VideoTimber Brook ParkW.H. "Buzz" Rasor Park VideoWagon Wheel Park VideoWestwood ParkWhite Rock Trail ParkWillowcreek Park (R) VideoWindhaven Park Video
The Adopt A Tree program is located around the pond at Russell Creek Park, off of McDermott Rd between Coit Rd and Custer Rd. For a map of the site, click here.
Participants receive a 30 gallon tree for $375 (approx 2.5 in caliper). Included with the tree is a 4" x 9" bronze plaque with wording the applicant provides. The Parks and Recreation Department will choose the appropriate planting location and species. The tree and plaque will be installed by the Department and receive automatic irrigation. Maintenance will be provided in perpetuity.
Applications are taken year round, but plantings are typically done during winter months when it's best to plant trees. Once the tree is planted, the applicant will receive a notification letter and map showing where the tree is located.
For questions about Adopt A Tree call 972-941-7250.
Click here to dowload an Adopt A Tree form. (Adobe Acrobat required)
To reserve the pool at Liberty Recreation Center, call 972-769-4234, anytime during their normal business hours (Pool open for summer season only).
To reserve the pool or a party area at Tom Muehlenbeck Center, call 972-769-4404, anytime during their normal business hours.
To make a reservation at Oak Point Recreation Center, Jack Carter Pool, Plano Aquatic Center or Rowlinson Natatorium, call administrative office at 972-941-7250, Monday-Friday from 8am-4pmorOak Point Recreation Center at 972-941-7540, Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
Flotation devices are limited to US Coast Guard approved life jackets which are provided for you if needed (limited quantities available).
Private lessons/coaching are not allowed at City of Plano facilities.
Jack Carter Pool2800 Maumelle972-208-8081POOL OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON ONLY
Liberty Recreation Center PoolAdmission: $6 adults (16+), $3 youth (3-15)POOL OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON ONLY
Oak Point Recreation Center PoolsAdmission: $6 adults (16+), $3 youth (3-15)
PUBLIC SWIMMING HOURSIndoor Pool** - Children and Adult Open Swim*Mon-Fri 2pm-5pm Leisure PoolMon-Thu 8pm-9:45pm Entire PoolFri 5pm-9:45pm Entire Pool, diving opens at 8pmSat/Sun 1pm-5:45pm Entire Pool
Lap Swim**Mon-Fri 5am-9:45pmSat 8am-NoonSat/Sun 1pm-5:45pm
*Children under the age of 7 years must be accompanied by and within arm’s reach of a paying adult (16 years & older) in the water at all times.**The lap lanes are provided for those wishing to keep fit through continuous lap swimming. All swimmers must be able to swim continuously and demonstrate knowledge of lap swimming etiquette. Swimmers unable to do so will be asked by the pool staff to leave the lap lane.
Plano Aquatic Center2301 Westside Drive972-769-4232
PUBLIC SWIMMING HOURS11am-3pm Mon-Fri7:15pm-9:30pm Mon/Wed/Fri1pm-6pm Sat/Sun
Harry Rowlinson Community NatatoriumAdmission: $2 (ages 3 and up)1712 Avenue P972-941-7670POOL OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON ONLY
Tom Muehlenbeck Center PoolAdmission: $6 adults (16+), $3 youth (3-15)
PUBLIC SWIMMING HOURSINDOOR LEISURE POOLLeisure Lanes and River (river not available during times of class use)Leisure Lanes, River and Splash Ground Open Swim (Adults and Children) 2pm – 5pm Mon-Th 2pm – 9:45pm Fri 1pm – 5:45pm Sat/Sun
Leisure Slide5pm-9:45pm Fri1pm-5:45pm Sat/Sun
Leisure Lanes and River Open Swim (Adults Only)River5am-8am and 10am-2pm Mon & Wed5am-10am and 11am-2pm Tue & Thu5am-2pm FriLeisure Lanes5am-9:30am and Noon-2pm Mon & Wed5am-8:30am and 9:30am-2pm Tue & Thu5am-2pm Fri
INDOOR LAP POOL Public Lap Swim* *At least 2 lap lanes available at all times 5am-9:45pm Mon-Fri8am-5:45pm Sat 1pm-5:45pm Sun
Drop Slide & Diving Board 7pm-9:45pm Fri 3pm-5:45pm Sat/Sun Recreation Facilities and Pools
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Motor Vehicle Crash Reports generated on or after October 1, 2007 are also available on-line and, in most cases, reports can be accessed within 24 to 72 hours of the incident. On-line crash reports are available for purchase 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To view or purchase a copy of your crash report, please follow the link below for additional details and a link to the on-line accident report webpage. For further information on obtaining a copy of a motor vehicle crash report, please contact the Police Records Unit at (972) 941-2019 or (972) 208-2077. Visit the Online Accident Reports webpage.
Texas law states that anyone who thinks a child, or person 65 years or older, or an adult with disabilities is being abused, neglected, or exploited must report it to the DFPS. A person who reports abuse in good faith is immune from civil or criminal liability. DFPS keeps the name of the person making the report confidential. Anyone who does not report suspected abuse can be held liable for a misdemeanor or felony.
As e-mail from an unknown address is often filtered as junk mail, it is the responsibility of the applicant to check both their 'inbox' and 'junk' mail folders.
Also, please do not call to verify that your fax was received; instead rely on your fax machine's confirmation report.
In lieu of a college degree, we will accept applicants who have earned at least 60 college semester hours from an accredited institution by hire date in addition to having three (3) years active military service, or two (2) years full-time, paid sworn law enforcement experience.
Please visit our Benefits and Salaries section under the Employment tab for a current copy of the City of Plano's Compensation Plan.
Please visit the Texas Commission on Law Enforcements Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) website for more information about challenging the exam if you are not currently a licensed Peace Officer in Texas.
Must be Collin County resident; Must be in Jail on a Collin County offense (first-degree felony charges are excluded); Must not be on parole or have any felony convictions; Must be willing to appear in court until the case is completely out of litigation; Must provide positive identification; Must NOT have history of bond forfeiture.
Pre-Trial Release is committed to making a cost-efficient mechanism available for the release of qualifying defendants from Jail, to assist in alleviating an overcrowded Jail and to provide a fair and unbiased method of release.
Screening methods however, are not simple. Contact Collin County Pre-Trial Release at (972) 547-5265 to determine if a defendant is eligible. Plano Detention Officers cannot determine if a prisoner is eligible for this program.
Visitation is limited to 30 minutes with a maximum of 2 visitors allowed per visit; Visitors must be appropriately dressed, be at least 17-years of age, present a valid driver's license or state issued identification card, and have no outstanding arrest warrants.
Visitors may be searched prior to entering the visitation room.
The only ways to resolve a Capias Pro Fine warrant are: To pay the fine and court costs in full; Remain in Jail until enough Jail Credit has been earned to be released 'time served'.
Pay the fine in cash; Post a cash or surety bond; Be released 'time served' after acquiring enough Jail Credit; A combination of bonds, Jail Credit, and cash payment.
Chapter 12 of the City of Plano Municipal Code of Ordinances was enacted in August of 2004 and establishes that: “the owner of a motor vehicle is liable for a civil penalty of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) if, while facing only a steady red signal displayed by an electrically operated traffic-control signal located in the city, the vehicle is operated in violation of the instructions of that traffic-control signal, as specified by Texas Transportation Code, Section 544.007(d).”
On June 15, 2007, Governor Rick Perry signed Senate Bill 1119, which became effective on September 1, 2007. This bill created Texas Transportation Code Chapter 707; establishing procedures for local entities that opted to use cameras to cite owners of vehicles that illegally run through red lights. The bill also provides specific processes for implementing a Photographic Traffic Signal Enforcement Program, contracting certain duties to a vendor, imposing a civil penalty, and creating a hearing and appeals process. On August 22, 2007, the Plano City Council amended Chapter 12 of the Plano City Ordinances to reflect modifications required by Senate Bill 1119.
Household chemical collections are scheduled by zip code: 75025 on Mondays75023 on Tuesdays75024 & 75093 on Wednesdays75074, 75075 & 75094 on Thursdays
You will be instructed to place the items in a box marked "chemicals" at your collection point by 7 a.m., at least two feet from your refuse and recycling containers. Learn more about Household Chemical Collection.
Click the link below for all instructions for conducting a litter cleanup in Plano. Organize a Cleanup (Instructions)
1. Review the areas of interest and departments that utilize volunteers listed in the blue navigation bar on the left side of the page within the Volunteers in Plano web site. 2. Read the summary information carefully to make sure you qualify and meet the schedule requirements.3. Click the registration link within your area of interest to sign up online.4. After submitting your application, please wait to receive a response from the VIP office with information on scheduling a short in-person interview.
For more information, please call Volunteers in Plano at 972-941-7617 or get more details at
How to Volunteer
- Likes and dislikes- The type of volunteer role that you would enjoy- Times you are available- Your own strengths and weaknesses- Your skills
Review the variety of opportunities available and learn how to sign up at: How to Volunteer
Visit the Teen & College page more information on available opportunities: Teen and College Student Volunteers
1. Is there a specific department in which you would like to do your internship?2. How many hours are you required to do for this internship? If none, how many a week would you like to do?3. Will you be working part time or full time?4. When would you be available to start?5. When will you be in town to schedule an interview?
The next step is to fill out the online volunteer registration and send us your resume. Good luck! Teen & College Student Volunteer Information
Rain Bird – “Cyclic Days”
Irritrol – “Skip Days Schedule Option”
Toro – “Interval Days”
Weathermatic – “Interval”
Hunter – “Interval Watering”