City Facilities

Animal Adoption Center
3727 Valley View Lane
972.919.8770

Tues, Thurs, Fri Sat
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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The Farmers Branch Animal Adoption Center was opened to the public on May 7, 2009. The state-of-the-art facility has the capacity to concurrently house up to 37 dogs and 31 cats.

An interior “Get-to-Know” room and an outdoor “Get-to-Know” courtyard enable prospective pet owners to become acquainted with their future pets on-site, prior to completing the adoption process.

Citizen Collection Center
1399 Valley View Lane

Thurs - Sat
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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This facility is for Farmers Branch residents only. No commercial vehicles or contractors will be allowed use of the site. The facility features drive up dumpsters to drop off large trash and debris, along with regular household garbage and recycling items. There is no cost for Farmers Branch residents to use the facility.

City Hall
13000 William Dodson Parkway
972.247.3131

Mon - Thurs Fri
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Seated at the head of William Dodson Parkway, just south of Valley View Lane and less than a mile east of Interstate 35-E, Farmers Branch City Hall serves as the headquarters for the City organization and the seat of local government.

Opened in 1989, the two story structure is home to the City Manager's Office as well as the Finance, Human Resources, Community Services and Information Services departments on the first floor. The second floor houses the Parks and Recreation, Public Works and Economic Development & Tourism departments.

Fire Station #1
13601 Webb Chapel


If emergency, call 9-1-1
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Fire Station No. 1 opened in 2012 as an updated facility to the original Station No. 1 which had grown small and outdated for contemporary firefighting operations. The replacement of Fire Station No. 1 was funded with a 2009 bond issue, approved by voters.

Fire Station No. 1 houses:
  • Engine 131
  • Quint 131
  • Reserve Medic 131
  • Reserve Engine 134

Fire Station #2
3940 Spring Valley Road

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Fire Station No. 2 houses:
  • Engine 132
  • Medic 132

Fire Station #3
1333 Hutton Drive

Administration hours: Mon - Thur Fri
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Fire Station No. 3 houses:
  • Engine 133
  • Medic 133
  • Utility 131
  • Battalion 131

Manske Library
13614 Webb Chapel Rd.
972.247.2511

Mon - Thurs Fri - Sat Sun
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 1 to 5 p.m.
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Our programs are inclusive and reflect the needs of the diverse community that is Farmers Branch. If you haven't been to the Manske Library lately, please stop by soon! We have redesigned parts of the Library, including our patio areas, for you to enjoy.

Parks Facilities
Community Recreation Center
14050 Heartside Place
972.247.4607

Facility Hours:
Mon - Fri Sat Sun
8 a.m. - 9 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 1 - 4 p.m.
(Fitness Center hours - Mon - Fri open @ 6 a.m. / Sat open @ 7 a.m.)
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The Farmers Branch Community Recreation Center is a 60,000 square foot facility located in the heart of Farmers Branch. The facility offers many amenities as well as a variety of fitness, recreational, and educational opportunities are offered. Meeting rooms and a conference room are available for rental as well.

Historical Park
2540 Farmers Branch Lane
972.406.0184

Mon - Fri Sat - Sun
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 12 to 6 p.m
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The Historical Park's purpose is to preserve and interpret the history of Texas and Peters Colony, with an emphasis on Farmers Branch. Since the park opened in 1986, many visitors have enjoyed the historical structures that are available for tours and rentals:

  • 1870s train depot
  • 1900s schoolhouse
  • 1930s Dodson House
  • 1880s Queen Anne Victorian Cottage
  • 1890s church
  • 1840s log cabin

Senior Center
14055 Dennis Lane
972.919.8740

Mon - Wed Thu - Fri 1st, 3rd, 5th Sat 2nd, 4th Sat
8 a.m.- 9 p.m. 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. 1 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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The Farmers Branch Senior Center is one of the most thriving recreational facilities in the metroplex. The current Senior Center has been in operation since 2000 and has become a staple for active seniors in Farmers Branch.

The 22,400-square-foot facility offers more than 80 programs geared toward meeting the physical, mental, social, and emotional needs of individuals 50 and over.