• IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: The emergency notification system "CodeRED", which the City of Canton currently uses for emergency alerts and notifications, will be changing to Smart 911 by RAVE Mobile Safety.  Your previous registration under the CodeRED system WILL NOT transfer to the new system, UNLESS you signed up using a land line.  Please go to and register your cell phone, home phone and/or email address.  You must sign up at this link to continue to receive emergency alerts and notifications.  In order to continue to receive automatic weather alerts, you must also OPT IN to the weather warnings during sign up.  The CodeRED system will be deactivated on February 15, 2020, so please register as soon as possible to continue receiving notifications.  The sign up link is also posted on the Van Zandt County website, as well as the City of Canton and City of Canton Fire Rescue Facebook pages.  If you have any questions or problems with registering, please contact the Canton Fire Department at 903-567-6477.   Posted 2/5/2020
  • City Hall will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents' Day.  If you have a utility emergency, please contact the Canton PD at 903-567-4991.  Posted 2/10/20120
  • Nominations for Citizen of the Year for 2020.  Click here for application
  • Animal Control will begin to shoot off air cannons in the area of Elm and Big Rock on February 5, 2020.  Updated 2/5/2020
  • Amended Notice of Receipt of Application and Intent to Obtain Water Quality Permit Amendment - Permit No. WQ0010399002
  • Canton City Council has decided that EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2019, the City of Canton will no longer provide recycling bins for the public.  Please make alternate arrangements for disposal of your recyclables.  Thank you.  -Lou Ann Everett, Mayor            Posted 9/6/2019