Texas Local Government Code
Sec. § 240.047
Offense; Penalty


(a)

A person who drills a private water well without possessing a written acknowledgment, or a copy of a written acknowledgment, under Section 240.042 (Authority to Regulate Placement of Water Wells) by the county health officer or an official designated by the commissioners court approving the drilling of the well commits an offense. An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

(b)

The county health officer or an official designated by the commissioners court shall report a citation issued under this section to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 794 (S.B. 343), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
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