Any child care center that is licensed by Texas Health and Human Services Child Care Regulation must also have a child care center permit from the City of Garland. The fee for a child care center permit is $100 per year. A child care center that uses their kitchen to provide food or drinks must have a food service permit in addition to their child care center permit. The comined fee for the two permits is $400 annually.
If the child care center is operated by a governmental agency, independent school district, non-profit agency, or church, the permit fee is waived.