Honorable Juan Hinojosa, Chair, Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB837 by Ellis (Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions.), As Introduced
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Health and Safety Code to authorize the governing body of a municipality to require the owner of real property to keep the property free from a condition that constitutes a public nuisance. If an owner does not comply with a municipal ordinance or requirement within seven days of notice of a violation, a municipality may make the improvements required and charge the expenses to the owner of the property.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.