Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 53.002
Publication of Adoption Ordinance


Except as provided by Subsection (b), the ordinance adopting a code of municipal ordinances shall be published in the official publication of the municipality or in a newspaper published in the municipality or county as provided by law.


If the municipality is a special-law municipality and its charter provides for the publication of both civil and criminal ordinances, the municipality shall publish the ordinance in compliance with its charter.


It is not necessary to publish the code itself.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 87(d), eff. Aug. 28, 1989.

Source: Section 53.002 — Publication of Adoption Ordinance, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­53.­htm#53.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 53.002’s source at texas​.gov