Texas Local Government Code

Sec. § 212.0145
Replatting Without Vacating Preceding Plat: Certain Subdivisions


A replat of a part of a subdivision may be recorded and is controlling over the preceding plat without vacation of that plat if the replat:


is signed and acknowledged by only the owners of the property being replatted; and


involves only property:


of less than one acre that fronts an existing street; and


that is owned and used by a nonprofit corporation established to assist children in at-risk situations through volunteer and individualized attention.


An existing covenant or restriction for property that is replatted under this section does not have to be amended or removed if:


the covenant or restriction was recorded more than 50 years before the date of the replat; and


the replatted property has been continuously used by the nonprofit corporation for at least 10 years before the date of the replat.


Sections 212.014 (Replatting Without Vacating Preceding Plat) and 212.015 (Additional Requirements for Certain Replats) do not apply to a replat under this section.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1130, Sec. 1, eff. June 18, 1999.

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