Texas Government Code
Sec. § 2267.0066


The special board of review shall conduct one or more public hearings to consider the proposed development plan.


Hearings shall be conducted in accordance with rules adopted by the General Land Office for conducting a special review.


If real property is located in more than one municipality, the hearings on any single tract of real property may be combined.


Any political subdivision in which the tract in question is located and the appropriate central appraisal district shall receive written notice of board hearings at least 14 days before the date of the hearing.


At least one hearing shall be conducted in the county where the real property is located.


If after the hearings the special board of review determines that local zoning requirements are detrimental to the best interest of the state, the board shall issue an order establishing a development plan to govern the use of the real property as provided in this section.


Development of the real property shall be in accordance with the plan and must comply with all local rules, regulations, orders, or ordinances except as specifically identified in an order of the special board of review issued pursuant to Subsection (f). In the event that substantial progress is not made toward development of the tract within five years of the date of adoption by the special board of review, local development policies and procedures shall become applicable to development of the tract, unless the special board of review promulgates a new plan.


The hearing may not be considered a contested case proceeding under Chapter 2001 (Administrative Procedure) and is not subject to appeal under that chapter.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1153 (S.B. 211), Sec. 25, eff. June 14, 2013.
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