Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 3802.1575
Use of Electrical or Optical Lines


The district may impose an assessment to pay the cost of:


burying or removing electrical power lines, telephone lines, cable or fiber-optic lines, or any other type of electrical or optical line;


removing poles and any elevated lines using the poles; and


reconnecting the lines described by Subdivision (2) to the buildings or other improvements to which the lines were connected.


The assessment under Subsection (a) shall not be imposed on the property, including the equipment, rights-of-way, easements, facilities, or improvements, of a telecommunications provider as defined by Section 51.002 (Definitions), Utilities Code, or a cable service provider or video service provider as defined by Section 66.002 (Definitions), Utilities Code, unless the property is used as office space.


The district may acquire, operate, or charge fees for the use of the district conduits for:


another person’s:


telecommunications network;


fiber-optic cable; or


electronic transmission line; or


any other type of transmission line or supporting facility.


The district may not require a person to use a district conduit.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 865 (S.B. 2496), Sec. 7, eff. June 19, 2009.

Source: Section 3802.1575 — Use of Electrical or Optical Lines, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­3802.­htm#3802.­1575 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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