Texas Transportation Code - Section 315.072. Lien
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Section: 315.065 315.066 315.067 315.068 315.069 315.070 315.071 315.072 315.073 315.074 315.075 315.091 315.092 315.093 315.094
§ 315.072. LIEN. (a) An assessment under this subchapter
against a property or property owner and any costs and reasonable
attorney's fees incurred are a personal claim against the owner
secured by a lien against the property.
(b) A lien under this section reverts back and takes effect
as of the date of the original resolution ordering the lighting
improvement. Adoption of the resolution is notice of the lien to
(c) A person who owns property on the date of an ordinance
providing for an assessment against the property under Section
315.069 is personally liable for that person's respective portion
of the assessment.
(d) Assessing in one assessment more than one parcel of
property owned by a single owner or owned jointly by two or more
persons does not invalidate the assessment or a lien or claim of
personal liability under the assessment.
(e) An error in the name of an owner of assessed property in
the ordinance providing for the assessment does not invalidate the
lien or personal liability created by the ordinance. The lien or
personal liability exists against the true owner of the property as
if the owner had been correctly described.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007