Texas Local Government Code - Section 324.121. Annexation
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Section: 324.095 324.096 324.097 324.098 324.099 324.100 324.101 324.121 324.122 324.123 324.124 324.901 325.001 325.002 325.003
§ 324.121. ANNEXATION. (a) The voters of an
unincorporated area that is contiguous to a district may file a
petition with the board to annex the area to the district.
(b) The petition must contain an accurate description of the
area proposed for annexation, accompanied by an accurate map or
plat of the area.
(c) The petition must be signed by at least one percent of
the registered voters in the area proposed for annexation.
(d) If the board considers the proposed annexation
desirable, the board shall file the petition with the commissioners
court with a statement of the reasons the board favors the
(e) The commissioners court shall give notice of a hearing
on the petition and hold a hearing in the manner prescribed by
Sections 324.022 and 324.023 for a petition for creation of a
(f) The commissioners court may grant the petition if it
finds the petition meets the requirements of this section and the
annexation promotes the purposes for which the district was
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, § 71(a), eff. Aug. 28,
Last modified: August 11, 2007