Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 233.067
Civil Penalty


The appropriate attorney representing the county in civil cases may file a civil action in a court of competent jurisdiction to recover from a person who violates the fire code a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $200 for each day on which the violation exists. In determining the amount of the penalty, the court shall consider the seriousness of the violation.


The county shall deposit amounts collected under this section in the fund and for the purposes described by Section 233.065 (Fees)(c).
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 296, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Renumbered from Sec. 235.007 and amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch; 1420, Sec. 12.003(4), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

Source: Section 233.067 — Civil Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­233.­htm#233.­067 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 233.067’s source at texas​.gov