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New Residents

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the City of Coppell

A Family Community for a Lifetime


​Click the image to view the digital version of the latest New Resident Guide. Print copies are available by request at Town Center, 255 Parkway Blvd.

Coppell is located in northwest Dallas County, five miles from the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport and 15 miles from Dallas Love Field Airport. Surrounded by major regional freeways such as I.H. 635, I.H. 35 E, Highway 161 and the S.H. 114/121, these assets make Coppell easily accessible to any place in the Metroplex and anywhere in the world.

Coppell offers citizens an excellent quality of life including safe neighborhoods, a superb park system, an award winning Aquatic and Recreation Center, unique shopping and dining in Old Town Coppell, a​​nd so much more. Make Coppell your Family Community For A Lifetime!

New Resident Checklist

Welcome to Coppell.  On this page, you will find a few helpful hints to help you set up your new home.

Coppell is served by three excellent public school systems. Click on the link to learn more about these top-producing school districts and what geographic location each district serves within the city limits of Coppell.​

Alarm Permits A permit is required for each alarm site and each type of alarm system in residential dwellings and in businesses. ​Permits must be obtained within 30 days of installation and renewed annually.  Apply for your p​ermit.
Electric Service - Compare offers and choose the electric plan that’s right for you at
Natural Gas Service Provider Atmos Energy​
Driver License and ID Card Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicle Registration - New to Texas? Don't forget to register your vehicle through the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
Animal Registration​ - Register your dogs and cats with Coppell Animal Services​.

​See the residential services page​ for helpful information including trash and recycling pick-up schedules.