Texas Water Code

Sec. § 54.801
Authority to Establish Defined Areas or Designated Property


A district that is composed of at least 1,000 acres may define areas or designate certain property of the district to pay for improvements, facilities, or services that primarily benefit that area or property and do not generally and directly benefit the district as a whole.


The board shall state in its designation the physical and economic reasons, the particular diverse local needs, or the comparative potential benefits of the defined areas or designated property in the district that make it necessary or equitable to levy all or part of the tax on a defined area or designated property of the district.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 600, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 31, 1987.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1128 (H.B. 2590), Sec. 11, eff. September 1, 2019.

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