Texas Transportation Code Sec. § 54.001 Applicability of Chapter This chapter applies only to a municipality that: (1) is located on: (A) the Gulf of Mexico; or (B) a channel, canal, bay, or inlet connected to that gulf; and (2) has a population of more than 5,000. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 227, Sec. 20, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.