Enforcement and Penalties

mascotThe City of Cedar Hill Drought Contingency Plan
(Water Conservation Ordinance No. 2008-370) requires that no outdoor watering take place from May 1 - September 30, between the hours of 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., any day of the week.

Stage 2 Restrictions
If Stage 2 Restrictions are activated, watering days will be based on your address.


  • Even addresses water on Tuesday and Friday between the hours of 6 p.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Odd addresses water on Monday and Thursday between the hours of 6 p.m. - 10 a.m.
Stage 3 Restrictions
No outdoor watering will be allowed if Stage 3 Restrictions are activated.
(Please see the Drought Response Stages page for exceptions.)

Staggered fines will be imposed for violations.
First Offense . . . . . .  Up to $200
Second Offense . . . . Up to $400
Third Offense . . . . . . Up to $600
Fourth Offense . . . . . Up to $2,000
Every day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.

A Community Effort
It is hoped that the public will embrace ongoing water conservation efforts. City staff is available to meet with community groups and organizations. For further information, please contact Amy Haase, at 972-291-5126 ext. 2803.

You can report violations to Public Works at 972-291-5126 ext. 2853 or email violations.