Local Gov't Code Section 232.039
Cancellation of Subdivision
(a)A subdivider of land may apply to the commissioners court to cancel all or part of the subdivision in the manner provided by Section 232.008 (Cancellation of Subdivision) after notice and hearing as provided by this section.
(b)A resident of a subdivision for which the subdivider has applied for cancellation under Subsection (a) has the same rights as a purchaser of land under Section 232.008 (Cancellation of Subdivision).
(c)The notice required by Section 232.008 (Cancellation of Subdivision)(c) must also be published in Spanish in the newspaper of highest circulation and in a Spanish-language newspaper in the county if available.
(d)Not later than the 14th day before the date of the hearing, the county chief appraiser shall by regular and certified mail provide notice containing the information described by Section 232.008 (Cancellation of Subdivision)(c) to:
(1)each person who pays property taxes in the subdivision, as determined by the most recent tax roll; and
(2)each person with an interest in the property.
(e)The commissioners court may require a subdivider to provide the court with the name and last known address of each person with an interest in the property. For purposes of this subsection, a person residing on a lot purchased through an executory contract has an interest in the property.
(f)A person who fails to provide information requested under Subsection (e) before the 31st day after the date the request is made is liable to the state for a penalty of $500 for each week the person fails to provide the information.
(g)The commissioners court may cancel a subdivision only after a public hearing. At the hearing, the commissioners court shall permit any interested person to be heard. At the conclusion of the hearing, the commissioners court shall adopt an order on whether to cancel the subdivision.
Section 232.039 — Cancellation of Subdivision,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.232.htm#232.039 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).