Sidewalk Replacement Program

Property owners are responsible for maintaining their sidewalks. The City of Allen currently offers to share in the cost of repairs, covering up to 50% of the total cost. To see if your sidewalk qualifies for this program, contact Community Services at 214.509.4500 or submit the Sidewalk Repair Form. (See current sidewalk fees.)
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The City coordinates and inspects all repair work. Repairs may be performed by city workers or by a contractor. The property owner must pay their total share of costs before work begins. Work will be scheduled and completed as quickly as possible.

Criteria for Sidewalk Replacement
  • Sidewalk is located within the City of Allen Street Right-Of-Way.
  • Sidewalk sections to be replaced shall be a minimum of 8 linear feet in length.
  • Sidewalk has surface spalling with a depth of one quarter 1/4 inch or greater, and covers 50% or more of the area in question.
  • Sidewalk sections are up heaved or depressed causing an abrupt change in grade of 40% or more [2 inches vertical in 10 inches horizontal] or creates an unsafe condition as determined by the Director of Community Services or his designee.
  • Sidewalk sections are broken with pieces missing.