The Records Division fulfills request for open records, background checks, business alarm permits, solicitor licenses, and parade permits.


Accident reports can be purchased through TXDOT.

Alarm Permits

The City of Universal City has amended and revised Ordinance 532 Chapter 3-6 Alarm Systems, effective November 1, 2022. According to the amended ordinance, residential alarm permits, and associated fees have been removed and are no longer required.  

To apply for a business alarm permit, submit an application online or visit us at the Police Dept. Review City Ordinance 532 for more information.

Alarm Permit Application (payment due within 10 days of submission)
To avoid additional fees and penalties, you must renew permits before December 31st of each year.

Solicitor License

To ensure the safety, comfort, convenience and protection of citizens of Universal City, the city established Ordinance 111, which regulates door-to-door sales and solicitation. If you have an organization that desires to go door-to-door or solicit within the city, it is required that you adhere to City Ordinance 111.

For more information visit Solicitor License.

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Accident Reports - $6.00
Incident Reports - $.10 (per page)
Alarm Permit Business - $25.00/year
Solicitor License - $35 (+ $2/per agent)