Texas Special District Local Laws Code

Sec. § 8162.251
Division of District; Requirements


At any time before the district issues indebtedness secured by taxes or net revenue, the district may be divided into two or more new districts.


A new district created by division of the district must be at least 100 acres.


Any new district created by the division of the district may not, at the time the new district is created, contain any land outside the area described by Section 2 of the Act creating this chapter.


The board may consider a proposal to divide the district on:


a petition of a landowner in the district; or


a motion by the board.


If the board decides to divide the district, the board shall:


set the terms of the division, including names for the new districts and a plan for the payment or performance of any outstanding district obligations; and


prepare a metes and bounds description for each proposed district.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 497 (S.B. 323), Sec. 1, eff. June 16, 2007.

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