Texas Local Government Code - Section 245.001. Definitions
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Section: 244.007 244.021 244.022 244.023 244.024 244.025 244.026 245.001 245.002 245.003 245.004 245.005 245.006 245.007 246.001
§ 245.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
(1) "Permit" means a license, certificate, approval,
registration, consent, permit, contract or other agreement for
construction related to, or provision of, service from a water or
wastewater utility owned, operated, or controlled by a regulatory
agency, or other form of authorization required by law, rule,
regulation, order, or ordinance that a person must obtain to
perform an action or initiate, continue, or complete a project for
which the permit is sought.
(2) "Political subdivision" means a political
subdivision of the state, including a county, a school district, or
(3) "Project" means an endeavor over which a
regulatory agency exerts its jurisdiction and for which one or more
permits are required to initiate, continue, or complete the
(4) "Regulatory agency" means the governing body of,
or a bureau, department, division, board, commission, or other
agency of, a political subdivision acting in its capacity of
processing, approving, or issuing a permit.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 73, § 2, eff. May 11, 1999.
Amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 6, § 1, eff. April 27, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007