How do I report an animal at large or missing?
Currently the City of Melissa contracts with the Collin County Animal Services located in McKinney for its animal control services. For information please call: 972-547-7292 or visit their website.
Are you looking for a lost pet? You can also follow Collin County Animal Services on facebook and receive the latest updates on the animals on Stray Hold.
Below are the hours for both the Animal Shelter and Field Response:
Animal Control (Field):
How do I report a code violation?
As a reminder - please ensure that you provide the COMPLETE street address or cross street location, and the TYPE of complaint (i.e. falling fence, high grass/weeds, illegal dumping) and any other information that may be helpful to the Code Compliance Officer.As always you may also call Code Compliance at (972) 838-1089 and leave a detailed message if the Code Compliance Officer is not available.
How do I report a complaint regarding the police officer/department?
The Melissa Police Department is dedicated to providing the best police service possible to the residents and visitors of Melissa. Police employees are carefully selected and given the best training available in order to provide professional service. However, you may have occasion to lodge a complaint in reference to the actions of a member of the Melissa Police Department. In order to be responsive to you, we are providing the following guidelines on how complaints should be made, how they are investigated and their results
HOW ARE COMPLAINTS MADE?
Any person wishing to make a complaint may do so by coming to the Melissa Police Department between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Police Department is located at: Melissa City Hall, 3411 Barker Avenue, Second Floor, Melissa, Texas 75454
TEXAS STATE LAW (Government Code 614.022) requires that all complaints against police officers be in writing and signed by the person making the complaint.
Just as citizens who are arrested must be notified of the charges against them, police officers must be given copies of complaints before any disciplinary action may be taken. The person who claims to be aggrieved must make the complaint. Other persons involved in the incident may give statements as witnesses.
Learn more about the Public Complaint Process
How do I report a crime tip?
The Melissa Police Department offers a tip line for Melissa residents to use for non-emergency situations.
The phone number is 972-838-2075 and callers are able to leave a message for the Police to follow up on their tip. This line is not for emergencies and In the event of an emergency or when suspicious activity or a crime is in progress residents should call 9-1-1 immediately.
When calling the tip line, you should provide the following information:
- The type of incident or activity to which you are calling about
- Where and when the activity occurs, information on the person(s) committing the offense
- As many details about the incident/activity as possible
You may remain anonymous, however if you wish to be contacted at a later time, please also include your name and telephone number so an officer may contact you directly.
How do I report an electrical outage?
The City of Melissa is served by two primary companies who manage the electrical infrastructure (such as power lines) in our community. Should you experience a service outage or encounter a street light outage, you will want to report the outage directly to the appropriate electrical providers.
How do I report a street light outage?
Residents can report a street light outage directly to the electric service provider or to the Public Works Department using an online form. When reporting to the Public Works Department please allow 24 hours to respond to your request. Any questions please call Public Works Director Jeff Cartwright at (469) 853-9788.
How do I report a street repair?
If you would like to report a needed street repair, please complete the online form or you may also contact Jeff Cartwright, Director of Public Works at (469) 853-9788.
How do I report a suggestion or a concern to the City?
If you have a suggestion or concern, please submit to Erin Mynatt, Communications and Technology Director via email and she will ensure it is forwarded to the correct parties.