Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 307.002
Property Subject to Park Use


The municipality may use and occupy for park purposes under this chapter:


the tidelands between:


the lines of ordinary high tide and ordinary low tide of the Gulf of Mexico; and


extensions into the gulf, not more than 1,000 feet apart, of property lines of property that is above and fronting the tidelands and is owned or acquired by the municipality for park purposes or in or to which the municipality has or may acquire easements or other rights or privileges authorizing the municipality to use or occupy the property for park purposes; and


the waters of the gulf adjacent to those tidelands, and the gulf bed below those waters, for a distance not to exceed 2,000 feet from the line of ordinary high tide.


The municipality may declare abandoned for use as streets or highways and may take, use, and occupy for park purposes all or part of any land previously dedicated as a public street or highway that, because of submersion by the waters of the gulf or the building of a seawall, breakwater, or other structure, has become unfit for use as a street or highway, as determined and declared by the governing body of the municipality.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Section 307.002 — Property Subject to Park Use, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­307.­htm#307.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 307.002’s source at texas​.gov