As part of their responsibilities, the Code Enforcement Officers perform mechanical, electrical and plumbing inspections on existing homes for remodels and additions. They also investigate and take action on potential code violations.
The department includes the Main Street Program, Historic Downtown District, Envision Elgin, grant writing and administration, filming in Elgin, and special events such as 2nd Thursdays Sip Shop & Stroll, the Hogeye Festival, Holiday by the Tracks, Art Studio Tour, and Local Lore.
The Finance Department includes Purchasing and Accounts Receivable & Payable. Find information on all aspects of the city budget, taxes, audits and accounting.
The Emergency Services page provides information regarding the Elgin Fire Department, Emergency Services District #1, Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management and Ambulance services. There is also contact information for these and other law enforcement agencies in Bastrop & Travis Counties.
The Human Resources Department’s role is to handle all employee and personnel matters. Find open job listings and how to apply for a job.
The Elgin Municipal Court is the first level of the judicial branch of government, and adjudicates mostly Class C Misdemeanors and fine only cases.
Elgin is a city with a vision that includes improving its quality of life by providing parks and recreation activities. The Parks Department is responsible for parks maintenance and reservations, Fleming Community Center reservations, Morris Memorial Pool and Recreation Programs.
The Planning and Development Department is responsible for code enforcement, planning and development, building and sign permits, and inspections.
The Elgin Police Department is a full service department made up of men and women dedicated to providing the citizens of Elgin and visitors to the City with the highest level of service possible.
The library provides books, audiobooks, videos, music CDs, CD-ROMs, large type, and e-books. Services include computers, faxing, scanning, and copies. Programming available for children and adults with Literary and Cultural Events put on by the Friends of the Elgin Library. We provide computer, dual language and English as a second language classes.
This Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance of the City streets, rights-of-way, easements, parks and City-owned buildings.
The Utility Department takes care of all utility billing and payments, application for new/transferred utility services, meter reading, meter issues regarding readings, commercial and residential garbage services, including recycling and bulk pickup.
The Utilities Department is responsible for all treatment, distribution and collections of water and wastewater.