Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 241.002
Legislative Findings

The legislature finds that:


an airport hazard endangers the lives and property of users of the airport and of occupants of land in the vicinity of the airport;


an airport hazard that is an obstruction reduces the size of the area available for the landing, taking off, and maneuvering of aircraft, tending to destroy or impair the utility of the airport and the public investment in the airport;


the creation of an airport hazard is a public nuisance and an injury to the community served by the airport affected by the hazard;


it is necessary in the interest of the public health, public safety, and general welfare to prevent the creation of an airport hazard;


the creation of an airport hazard should be prevented, to the extent legally possible, by the exercise of the police power without compensation; and


the prevention of the creation of an airport hazard and the elimination, the removal, the alteration, the mitigation, or the marking and lighting of an airport hazard are public purposes for which a political subdivision may raise and spend public funds and acquire land or interests in land.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Section 241.002 — Legislative Findings, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­241.­htm#241.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 241.002’s source at texas​.gov