Phone: 903-763-4410

Fax:  903-763-4447



The City of Quitman enforces a leash ordinance. All animals must be under their owners’ control at all time.  The City of Quitman Police Department provides animal control services for strays and loose animals found inside the city limits.     Stray dogs and cats are kept a minimum of 72 hours. There is a $25 charge for the first day we house your pet.  Fees increase $10 per offense up to $45. 


The Police Department also enforces a Tall Grass and Weeds Ordinance. Grass and weeds cannot exceed 12 inches.  Upon written notice, occupants have 5 days to remove tall grass and weeds.  Violation of this ordinance is subject to a fine of up to $200.


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401 E. GOODE (Physical) / PO BOX 1855 (Mailing) | QUITMAN, TX 75783 | PHONE: 903.763.4045 | FAX: 903.763.5631