TEX LG. CODE ANN. § 5.901 : Texas Statutes - Section 5.901: TERRITORIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INCORPORATION AS GENERAL-LAW MUNICIPALITY

Search TEX LG. CODE ANN. § 5.901 : Texas Statutes - Section 5.901: TERRITORIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INCORPORATION AS GENERAL-LAW MUNICIPALITY

A community may not incorporate as a general-law municipality unless it meets the following territorial requirements:

(1) a community with fewer than 2,000 inhabitants must have not more than two square miles of surface area;

(2) a community with 2,001 to 4,999 inhabitants must have not more than four square miles of surface area; and

(3) a community with 5,001 to 9,999 inhabitants must have not more than nine square miles of surface area.


Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.