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Lobbyist Registration

Lobbyist Registration


Individuals and parties being asked to register as a lobbyist with Dallas County include any individual, corporation, firm, association, or group that receives compensation in an amount of at least $200 per calendar quarter that is paid, received, or reimbursed in the past, present, or future in return for or in connection with providing lobbying services or makes an expenditure, excluding one's own travel, food, or lodging expenses in an amount of at least $200 per calendar quarter in association with the provision of lobbying services.  Unpaid volunteers, individuals representing only themselves, media representatives on matters of general public interest, and governmental entities wishing to discuss matters related to their own governmental interest are not being asked to register as lobbyists.

Each time that a lobbyist either represents a different client or becomes involved with a different County issue, the lobbyist should update and submit a new Form to the County Administrator at the following address: 

Planning & Development – Attn: Lobbyist
500 Elm Street
3rd Floor, Suite 3100
Dallas, TX 75202

Alternately, you may complete and email the form to: Planning.Development@dallascounty.org.

Questions about this Form can be directed to the County's Director of Planning & Development at (214) 653-7601.

Download the Lobbyist Registration Form here.