Bill Text: TX HB3884 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate lot frontages on certain roads.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-24 - Referred to Land & Resource Management [HB3884 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB3884-Introduced.html
  87R14158 TYPED
 
  By: Biedermann H.B. No. 3884
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of a county to regulate lot frontages on
  certain roads.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 232.103, Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 232.103.  LOT FRONTAGES. (a) By an order adopted and
  entered in the minutes of the commissioners court and after a notice
  is published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county,
  the commissioners court may adopt reasonable standards for minimum
  lot frontages on existing county roads and establish reasonable
  standards for the lot frontages in relation to curves in the road.
         (b)  A commissioners court may adopt reasonable standards
  for minimum lot frontages on all proposed and existing roads in the
  unincorporated area of the county if authorized to do so by the
  qualified voters of the county at an election held for that purpose.
  The commissioners court shall order an election under this
  subsection on receipt of a petition signed by a number of registered
  voters equal to at least 20 percent of the number of qualified
  voters who voted in the most recent county election. The
  commissioners court may not call the election on its own motion.
               (1)  Subsection (b) only applies to a county that:
                     (a)  has a population between 30,000 and 40,000
                     (b)  borders a county with a population of 1.7
  million
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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