Public Utility Commission of Texas exercise exclusive original jurisdiction over electric utility rates, operations, and services
Motor homes, travel trailers and buses for use of permanent residence
Establishing a penalty up to $200 for the violation of ordinances, except that the penalty for violation of ordinances governing fire safety, zoning, or public health and sanitation is established to be up to $1000
Establishing a requirement that trash for pick up shall be in covered rigid containers
An ordinance establsihing the position of Building Official.
Regulation of the construction, erection, enlargement, alteration and maintenance of fences, excluding agricultural districts; Requiring fences around swimming pools; Requiring inspections; Prohibiting certain uses
Requiring the trimming and control of tall weeds, brush and trees in public rights of way and vacant land by property owners; Proving an exception for wildflowers; Permitting the City to perform same upon failure of property owners to do so and to assess costs to said property owners
Formalizing the annexation of certain subdivisions heretofore approved; Adopting a revised boundary map
Changing its form of government from a Type B General Law Municipality to a Type A General Law Municipality
Providing for Notice to the City Council of property damage, personal injury, death, providing the time and location where such notice is to be given; Providing that such notice may not be waived; And providing that the timely filing of notice of any claim and refusal of same by the City Council is a condition precedent to the institution of any suit; Providing for verification of the notice of claim
Establishing a Planning and Zoning Commission; Defining the membership thereof; Defining the responsibilities and authority thereof; Establishing City Council as the Zoning Board of Appeals; Requiring compliance with Texas open meetings laws
Containing statutory authorization, findings of fact, purpose and methods; Establishing the areas of special flood hazards; Designating the flood plain administrator, Making provisions for flood hazard prevention
An ordinance providing for the appointive position of fire commissioner, duties and responsibilities.
Providing for disannexation of territory north of U.S. Hwy 380 from the corporate limits; And the disannexation of a portion of Bramble Branch subdivision from the corporate limits
Providing for a charge or fee of not less than 2% of the gross receipts of a public utility derived from the sale of gas, electric energy, or water for the use of any street, alley or public way by any such public utility in the course of its business
Prohibiting alcoholic beverages in or on the premises of City Hall before, during and after public or private meetings
Providing for the definitions of a dangerous building or structure; Declaring such structures to be a public nuisance; Providing for standards for repair, vacation, or demolition; Providing for the duties of the building official, fire marshal, and city council acting as a building commission; Fine of $100 nor more than $1,000 for each day the ordinance is violated
Establishing a municipal court pursuant to Chapter 29 of the government code providing for jurisdiction, appointment of municipal judge and alternate judge, term of office and compensation and providing for a court clerk and prosecuting attorney
Providing that the office of city attorney shall be by appointment; Such appointment shall for such term as the city council shall direct; Providing that such officer shall serve at the pleasure of the city council; Establishing the duties of city attorney; Providing for compensation; Providing for additional attorneys
Amending its zoning ordinance; And amending Special Use Permit number 001 as Established Ordinance number 78, applicable to lot 39 Woodcreek Country Estates, providing for a summary of revisions upon property; Providing for penalty not to exceed $1,000 for each violation
Amending its zoning ordinance, and amending Special use Permit number 003 applicable to lot 40 Woodcreek Country Estates, providing for a summary of revisions upon property; Providing for penalty not to exceed $1,000 for each violation
Annexing portions of certain roads and public rights of way adjacent to the existing city limits; And extending municipal control over such newly annexed roads and rights of way
Amending the subdivision ordinance of the city, Ordinance 26A to provide regulations and bond for the development and construction of roads, streets, public improvements, or improvements within or without a subdivision; Providing for a contract between the City and any developer or contractor; Providing for performance, payment and maintenance bonds; Providing that such regulations shall apply to all construction where such improvement is intended to be dedicated to the public; Violation not to exceed fine of $500 for each offense
Establishing a master fee schedule to include charges to be imposed by city staff; Establish building and construction permit fees; Fees for other applications, inspections and permits; Providing that other fees not listed but now charged pursuant to other ordinances shall remain in effect until transferred
Defining the term “Traffic Control Device” / Unauthorized signs, signals
Authorizing the installation of traffic control devices at specific locations
Amending the city speed code ” Unlawful to operate a vehicle on the following public street at a speed greater than 15 miles per hour: Cottrell Lane
Amending Ordinance 26A: Subdivision Ordinance; Plats, plans and subdivisions of land; Public improvements; Construction regulations; Adoption of “Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction”
Junked vehicle a public nuisance and unlawful to maintain
Establishing a municipal court; Mayor is the municipal judge; City secretary serves as municipal court clerk; City attorney serves as prosecuting attorney
Ordinance 110 (1 of 2)
Comprehensive zoning ordinance of the City, establishing zoning districts; establishing reulations for each district; regulating height, number of stories, and size of buildings or other structures; regulating the percentage of lot that may be occupied; regulating the size of yards, courts and other open spaces; regulating population density; regulating the location and use of buildings, structures and nald, for business, commercial, residential, or other purposes; regulating parking, screening, landscaping, and other criteria for certain nonconforming uses and structures; providing for the continuance of the planning and zoning commission; providing for a board of adjustment; providing a repealing clause; providing a severability clause; providing penalties for violation of this ordinance not to exceed the sum of $2,000 for each offence and declaring an effective date.
Ordinance 110 (2 of 2)
Same as above
Regulations for signs constructed or maintained; Unlawful to construct or maintain a sign within the corporate limits of the City
Establishing a Building and Standards Commission and implementing Subchapter C, Chapter 54, Local Government Code; Methods to construct or deteriorated buildings
Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance; Amending the regulations applicable to accessory buildings and exception requirements in all residential districts
Ordinance annexing territory into the City and extending boundary limits.
Adopting again Ordinance 53.1, thought it to be lost that changed the name from “Town” to “City” of Lowry Crossing, Changed from Type “B” to Type “A” Municipality
Regulations for the collection of municipal solid waste from customers; Requiring a franchise for the use of the city streets to conduct such business
Unlawful having or owning supervision of real property within City to permit a condition to exist on said property that is health hazard (1) Failure to comply with codes (2) By permitting a building or improvement that is a dangerous building (3) Accumulation of insects and rodents (4) Permitting weeds, brush or height of 12″; Unlawful to cause loss of value to adjacent property
Providing for the control of weeds, brush and unwholesome matter; Making it unlawful for any person owning, claiming to permit weeds, brush or combustible material
Amending paragraph 18-4 of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance to add two new uses (1) Legal sale of alcoholic beverages for off premises consumption only in HC district, (2) HUD-Code manufactured homes
Prohibiting the sale of liquor/beer/wine in all residential areas of the City, near churches and schools
Unlawful to discharge firearms, shoot long bows, compound bows or other bow type devices designed for the purpose of projecting an arrow or other type projectile within the corporate limits of the City; Exempting peace officers and animal control officers while in the performance of their duties
Amending the master fee schedule of the City of Lowry Crossing
Appointing a judge to serve as the regular judge of the municipal court and appointing a temporary municipal judge to sit for the regular municipal judge
Unlawful to park vehicles on the driving portion or driving surface of any public street within the corporate limits of the City; Owner of an illegally parked and unattended vehicle shall be presumed to have parked the unattended vehicle
Providing for the keeping of the official city map
Providing for the keeping of an official city street name and address map; Establishing a street numbering system
Making certain non-substantive changes to Ordinance 105, the subdivision ordinance to assist in its inclusion into the first edition
Establishing the status of city employees, officers, and board and commission members; Providing employee at will employment; Providing for emergency actions; defense and indemnification; Representation in actions; Six months notice of claim against City; And City”s defenses
Unlawful to make or cause to be made any loud and raucous noise in the City which is offensive to the ordinary sensibilities of the inhabitants of the City, noise renders the enjoyment of life or property uncomfortable or interferes with public peace and comfort; Acts deemed loud and raucous
Amending the subdivision ordinance of the City; Ordinance number 105, by adding a new Subsection H to Section 12-9-1, of Article 9 to provide additional minimum design criteria for computations for the design of storm drainage plans
Repealing City of Lowry Crossing Ordinance number 133 that amended and repealed Section 3 of Ordinance number 127
Providing for an annual exemption from ad valorem taxes for property owned by persons age 65 and older and/or disabled
Providing for a penalty to defray costs of collecting delinquent property taxes
An ordinance of the City annexing portions of certain roads and public rights of way adjacent to the existing city limits of Lowry Crossing
Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the City, Ordinance number 110, as amended by amending the regulations applicable to horses in certain residential districts by clarifying that equine otherwise prohibited by law are not permitted in such districts; Amending the regulations applicable to driveways in the agricultural and residential districts by providing that the first 18 feet of a secondary driveway that connects to a public roadway must be constructed of weather impervious surface material
Establishing a municipal court technology fund & fee assessment.
Establishing a municipal court building security fund & fee assessment
Fence Regulations – amending Ordinance-36
Establishing weight limits of 12,000 pounds on Bridgefarmer Road
Amending the existing franchise agreement between the City and Oncor Electric Delivery
Amending Subdivisions ordinance 105, including standards for streets, storm sewers and culverts
Accepting Wood Creek streets into the City.
Accepting Settler’s Creek IV and V street names.
Accepting Settler’s IV streets as public streets within the City
Amending Ordinance 105 (Subdivision Code): Standard specifications for subdivision construction & consstruction outside a subdivision to require that all streets are dedicated to the public use
Amending Ordinance 110 changing the zoning classification on property located at Hwy 380 and Wood Creek Drive from HC to C
Amending Ordinance 110, Section 15, to allow both new and used automobile sales within the Commercial District
Amending Ordinance 110, Section 30, definition of screening device
An amendment to Ord. 110 providing nonresident districts to be screened from residential districts.
Accepting Highridge Farms Road, Highridge Farms Circle, Highridge Lane and Ridgeway Court and public streets within the City of Lowry Crossing.
Amending Ord. 109 designating the Mayor as Municipal Court Judge until such time as the City Council by ordinance provides for the appointment and qualifications of a judge.
Amending Ord. 109 providing for the appointment and qualifications of the municipal court judge.
Freezing ad valorem taxes for residence homesteads owned by the disabled or by persons 65 and older beginning with 2004.
Amending Ord. 109 section 2A clarifying the remission of a fine or penalty does not affect a conviction
Amending the Master Fee Schedule
Amending Ord. 110 by adding new section 23A regulating landscaping.
Amending Ord. 110 Section 19, Planned Development District.
Granting the petition for Annexation into Lowry Crossing.
Establishing regulations governing the preservation and removal of trees within the city.
Disannexing a certain tract of land on FM546 West of the East Fork of the Trinity River.
Amending Ord. 110 that P&Z Chairman be appointed by City Council, each member serves a two-year term.
Accepting The Crossing’s Drive, Cross Timbers, Cross Post, Cross Trail, Cross Fence, The Crossing’s Place and Crossing’s Court as public streets within the City of Lowry Crossing.
Annexation of property into the City of Lowry Crossing. (Property located to the South of CR400 and east of Bridgefarmer Road.)
Amending Ord. 110 (Zoning), Section 10, Subsection 9, providing that miniature horses may be kept on the first 1/2 acre.
Adopting the 2006 edition of the International Building Code.
Ordinance adopting the 2006 edition of the international electrical code
Ordinance adopting the 2006 edition of the international mechanical code.
Ordinance adopting the 2006 edition of the international plumbing code.
Ordinance adopting the FEMA 2009 flood plain maps and flood damage prevention guidelines and providing an effective date.
Ordinance permitting applications for depository services.
Ordinance amending Ord. 157 (Regulation of Animals) regarding Kennels and kennel permits, multiple pets and permits, registration of dogs who have received guard or attack dog training.
Ordinance authorizing the LCVFD to provide for the collection of fees and costs for emergency and rescue services.
Ordinance 216 granting a special use permit for 1080 Overland Drive for ham radio sending and receiving device.
Amends ordinance 35 authorizing Building Official to be an employee or independent contractor.
Disposal of surplus property.
Amending the Master Fee Schedule (May 2011)
Amending the zoning Ordinance-110 to C, Commercial District.
Amending Zoning Ordinance 110, clarifying HC use and adding to SUP permitted uses.
Amend Zoning Ordinance 110, change zoning at 4100 E. US Hwy 380 to C and granting SUP for package store.
Amend Zoning Ordinance 110, change zoning at 5454 E. US Hwy 380 to C and granting SUP for package store.
An ordinance to levy and collect annual fee for businesses licensed by the TABC.
Adoption of sales and use tax as 1/2 cent for economic development via special election on 11/8/11.
Adoption of sales and use tax as 1/4 cent for Roads maintenance via special election on 11/8/11.
Ordinance to tax tangible personal property in transit.
Amend the zoning ordinance 110 on 3 acres from R-1 to AG.
Adopting the 2009 International Energy Code.
Annexing territory at 4832 E. US Hwy 380.
Collection, transportation, and disposal of solid waste.
Amending the Master Fee Schedule (Ord. 228) for fire inspection fee.
Adopting an investment policy and investment strategy statement.
Amending the 2009 International Fire Code.
Amendments to 2009 International Fire Code ordinance regarding sprinkler systems and fireworks.
Amending zoning ordinance 110,Commercial zoning of annexed property.
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LOWRY CROSSING, TEXAS AMENDING THE CITY’S ZONING ORDINANCE, THE SAME BEING ORDINANCE NO. 110, BY AMENDING SECTION 22 THEREOF (SPECIAL AND ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS), BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 22-8 INCLUDING PROVISIONS REGARDING CERTAIN TEMPORARY USES ON PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY THAT IS ZONED “C” COMMERCIAL OR “HC” HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL; PROVIDING FOR A PROCESS FOR ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT TO ALLOW A TEMPORARY USE, INCLUDING AN APPLICATION AND PAYMENT OF A PERMIT FEE; PROVIDING FOR SUSPENSION AND REVOCTION OF A TEMPORARY USE PERMIT AND APPEAL THEREFROM; PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS REGARDING A TEMPORARY PERMIT; PROVIDING A PENALTY NOT TO EXCEED THE SUM OF TWO THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($2,000.00) FOR EACH OFFENSE AND A SEPARATE OFFENSE SHALL BE DEEMED COMMITTED EACH DAY DURING OR ON WHICH A VIOLATION OCCURS OR CONTINUES; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.