COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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A voter must present one of the following forms of photo ID when voting in person:

1. Texas Driver’s License issued by the Department of Public Safety (“DPS”)
2. Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS;
3. Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS;
4. Texas Handgun License issued by DPS;
5. United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph;
6. United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph; or
7. United States Passport.

With the exception of the United States Citizenship certificate, the identification presented for voter qualification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before it is presented.

If a voter does not possess and cannot reasonably obtain one of these IDs, the voter must fill out a declaration at the polls explaining why and bring one of the following supporting documents:

1. Valid voter registration certificate;
2. Certified birth certificate (must be an original);
3. Copy of or original current utility bill;
4. Copy of or original bank statement;
5. Copy of or original government check;
6. Copy of or original paycheck; or
7. Copy of or original government document with the voter’s name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph).

For more information visit the Texas Secretary of State website at