By: Wentworth S.B. No. 710
Line and page numbers may not match official copy.
Bill not drafted by TLC or Senate E&E.
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 relating to the requirement of a plat for a subdivision of land
1-2 outside a municipality.
1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-4 SECTION 1. Section 232.001(a), Local Government Code, is
1-5 amended to read as follows:
1-6 (a) The owner of a tract of land located outside the limits
1-7 of a municipality who divides the tract into two or more parts to
1-8 lay out a subdivision of the tract, including an addition, [
1-9 lay out suburban lots or building lots, or [ and] to lay out
1-10 streets, alleys, squares, parks, or other parts of the tract
1-11 intended to be dedicated to public use or for the use of purchasers
1-12 or owners of lots fronting on or adjacent to the streets, alleys,
1-13 squares, parks, or other parts must have a plat of the subdivision
1-14 prepared. A division of a tract under this subsection includes a
1-15 division regardless of whether it is made by using a metes and
1-16 bounds description in a deed of conveyance or in a contract for a
1-17 deed, by using a contract of sale or other executory contract to
1-18 convey, or by using any other method.
1-19 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999, and
1-20 applies only to land subdivided on or after that date.