City Hall is a part of the City of Farmers Branch, which offers a range of municipal and administrative services. The city maintains fire, public works and utilities departments. It also operates police, purchasing and human resources departments. In addition, the city has planning, engineering and building inspection departments. Its fire department provides various fire safety programs and services. The city s public works department offers recycling services for aluminum cans, glass containers, newspapers and soft drink bottles. Its police department provides crime prevention and case investigation services. The city s planning department prepares policies, programs and ordinances. Its engineering department plans and administers the design, construction and inspection of the city s water distribution system.