Business Services

Business and Economic Development Services
203 E. Wheatland Rd., Duncanville, TX 75116
(972) 780-5000

Mission Statement

To serve as a catalyst for community development and economic opportunity.

Welcome to Duncanville, Texas

Duncanville is in the southwest corner of Dallas County, an easy 15-minute commute to downtown Dallas, just off Interstate 20. Located less than five minutes from Interstate 35, Duncanville is approximately 100 miles south of the Texas/Oklahoma border and approximately 200 miles north of Austin. Duncanville is a forward looking and family friendly city with a strong sense of community, a high quality of life, and a healthy business community. Known as “The City of Champions” Duncanville prides itself on its outstanding athletic programs, entrepreneurial spirit, and hard-working citizenry. In November of 2018, the citizens passed a bond election, demonstrating the support of the City by its residents

Growing Your Business

To successfully grow your business means always thinking about the present and the future. The Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) offers many programs to help relocate or grow your business right here in Duncanville, Texas!

Self-Service Portal

Customer Self-Service Portal

Log into Customer Self-Service to apply for permits and submit plans, make payments online, request inspections, create new development cases and view real-time data.

Hotel Occupancy Tax Application

Hotel Occupancy Tax Use Guidelines and Funding Application Form

As authorized by state law, the City of Duncanville collects a Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT Funds) from hotels, bed & breakfasts, and other lodging facilities. Under state law, the revenue from the HOT Funds may be used only to directly promote tourism and the hotel and convention industry.

HOT Event Policy and Application.pdf

Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions

 Starting a Business

Get answers to frequently asked questions about starting a business in the City of Duncanville.


Building and Inspection Permits

Review requirements and apply for commercial or residential permits, access reports, schedule inspections

Duncanville's Neighborhood Services Team

Neighborhood Services

The City of Duncanville Neighborhood Services department is responsible for handling city code violations. You can file a code complaint and check status of complaints online.

Report a Concern