Texas Local Government Code
Sec. § 240.902
Closing of Gulf Beaches


The commissioners court of a county in which a public beach is located may by order close a part of the beach for a maximum of three days each year to allow a nonprofit organization to hold an event on the beach to which the public is invited and to which the organization charges no more than a nominal admission fee.


In this section, “public beach” means a beach located on a bay or inlet of the Gulf of Mexico to which the general public or a substantial part of the general public has free access.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
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