Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 379.004
Additional Powers

A municipality may:


waive or adopt fees related to the construction of buildings in the zone, including fees related to the inspection of buildings and impact fees;


enter into agreements, for a period of not more than 10 years, for the purpose of benefiting the zone, for sales tax refunds or abatements of municipal sales tax on sales made in the zone;


enter into agreements abating municipal property taxes on property in the zone subject to the duration limits of Section 312.204 (Municipal Tax Abatement Agreement), Tax Code; and


set baseline performance standards, such as the Energy Star Program as developed by the Department of Energy, to encourage the use of alternative building materials that address concerns relating to the environment or to building costs, maintenance, or energy consumption.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1150, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

Source: Section 379.004 — Additional Powers, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­379.­htm#379.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 379.004’s source at texas​.gov