THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton

Lists of Counties Subject to Special Colonias-Prevention Laws

 

"Subchapter B" Counties

Counties where residential subdivisions were or are subject to special requirements of Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 232, Subchapter B.

6-16-95 to 8-31-98:
Brooks, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, El Paso, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, La Salle, Maverick, Presidio, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala.

9-1-98 to 8-31-99:
Brooks, Cameron, Culberson, Dimmit, Duval, El Paso, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Presidio, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala.

9-1-99 to 8-31-05:
Brooks, Brewster, Cameron, Crockett, Culberson, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala.

9-1-05 to Present:
Brooks, Brewster, Cameron, Crockett, Culberson, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala.

 

"Subchapter C" Counties

Counties where residential subdivisions were or are subject to special requirements of Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 232, Subchapter C.

9-1-97 to 8-31-98:
Bee, Brewster, Frio, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Wells, Kinney, Marion, Newton, Reeves, San Patricio, Terrell, Tyler, Winkler.

9-1-98 to 8-31-99:
Bee, Brewster, Coleman, Crosby, Frio, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Marion, Newton, Panola, Red River, Reeves, San Patricio, Terrell, Tyler, Winkler.

9-1-99 to 8-31-00:
Bee, Coleman, Cottle, Crosby, Frio, Hall, Jim Wells, King, Kleberg, Liberty, Marion, Mitchell, Newton, Nolan, Panola, Red River, Reeves, Sabine, San Augustine, San Patricio, Tyler, Ward, Winkler.

9-1-00 to 8-31-01:
Andrews, Bee, Coleman, Dawson, Frio, Garza, Hall, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Leon, Liberty, Marion, Mitchell, Newton, Nolan, Panola, Reagan, Red River, Reeves, Sabine, San Augustine, San Patricio, Tyler, Upshur, Ward, Winkler.

9-1-01 to 8-31-02:
Andrews, Bee, Coleman, Crane, Crosby, Frio, Grimes, Hall, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Leon, Liberty, Marion, Mitchell, Newton, Nolan, Panola, Reagan, Reeves, Sabine, San Augustine, San Patricio, Scurry, Tyler, Upshur, Upton, Ward, Winkler.

9-1-02 to 8-31-03:
Andrews, Bee, Crane, Crosby, Frio, Grimes, Jim Wells, Liberty, Marion, Newton, Red River, Reeves, San Augustine, San Patricio, Tyler, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum.

9-1-03 to 9-15-04:
Bee, Frio, Jim Wells, Liberty, Marion, Matagorda, Newton, Red River, Reeves, San Patricio, Tyler, Ward, Winkler.

9-15-04 to 8-31-05:
Frio, Marion, Calhoun, Matagorda, Red River, Tyler, Jasper, Newton, Reeves, Ward, Winkler

8-31-05 to 12-31-08:
Frio, Bee, San Patricio, Coryell, Sabine, Newton, Reeves

12-31-08 to present:
Newton, Sabine, Trinity, Grimes, Coryell, McCulloch, Kerr, Frio, Reeves, Bee, San Patricio.

 

"Subchapter E" Counties

Counties where residential subdivisions are subject to special requirements of Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 232, Subchapter E.

9-1-01 to 6-19-03:

Border Counties:
Cameron, Hidalgo, El Paso, Webb.

Non-Border Counties:
Bastrop, Bexar, Brazoria, Chambers, Collin, Caldwell, Comal, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fort Bend, Galveston, Guadalupe, Hays, Harris, Johnson, Kaufman, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, Waller, Williamson, Wilson.

6-20-03 to 9-01-07:

Border Counties:
Cameron, Hidalgo, El Paso, Webb.

Non-Border Counties:
Bandera, Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Brazoria, Burnet, Caldwell, Chambers, Collin, Comal, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fort Bend, Galveston, Guadalupe, Harris, Hays, Johnson, Kaufman, Kendall, Liberty, Medina, Montgomery, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, Waller, Williamson, Wilson, Wise.

Currently:

All Texas counties are eligible to adopt rules under Subchapter E.

 

"Section 212.0105" Counties

Counties where cities apply Texas Local Government Code, sections 212.0105 and 212.0106, to residential subdivisions being platted.

Bee, Cameron, Coryell, Dimmit, Frio, El Paso, Grimes, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Kerr, Kinney, Maverick, McCulloch, Newton, Reeves, Sabine, San Patricio, Starr, Terrell, Trinity, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala.