Link Policy

Link Policy

This document outlines the policies for linking to the CITY OF EL PASO website, and for getting a link to your site from the CITY OF EL PASO website. The topics covered are:

The data associated with the CITY OF EL PASO website and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. Please note the Disclaimer and Copyright sections on this website.

Linking to the City of El Paso website

What you can do.

You do not need to get advance permission to link to us if you are making a simple link to our homepage and your site:

  Note: There are old URLs leading to the CITY OF EL PASO website that should no longer be used. We ask that you only link to us using the following URL:

You may also link to one of our sub-pages, where appropriate, but again, please use the base URL of For example, if you want to link directly to the CITY OF EL PASO departments page you should use:

We reserve the right to change sub-pages at any time without notice, so it is up to you to continuously verify your links to our sub-pages.

What you should not do.
Please do not capture our pages within your frames, or otherwise present our content as your own. Any link to our site should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to our site unencumbered. The "BACK" button should return the visitor to your site if the visitor wishes to back out. Although all content on our site is public information, the CITY OF EL PASO maintains and will defend a copyright interest in these pages.

You should not link to individual graphics or tables within our pages, especially in an effort to place the downloading burden on our servers. Such an action may be considered a misuse of CITY OF EL PASO resources. To get permission to use a copy of our graphics within your pages, please contact the outlining your intended uses.


Getting a link to your site from us

Categories of links 

We will remove a link if: 


Reciprocal links

The CITY OF EL PASO website does not enter into reciprocal link agreements. We provide links to sites at our will and that are appropriate to our mission.

Our creation of a link to your site does not obligate you to provide a link back to us, but you are, of course, welcome to do so. Additionally a link to any site is not an endorsement of the content contained on that site or through its links. Links to sites from the CITY OF EL PASO website does not obligate the CITY OF EL PASO in any way to the linked site.

We always appreciate a note telling us of new links to us. Please send link info to: