Sec. 232.006. EXCEPTIONS FOR POPULOUS COUNTIES OR CONTIGUOUS COUNTIES. (a) This section applies to a county:
(1) that has a population of more than 3.3 million or is contiguous with a county that has a population of more than 3.3 million; and
(2) in which the commissioners court by order elects to operate under this section.
(b) If a county elects to operate under this section, Section 232.005 does not apply to the county. The sections of this chapter preceding Section 232.005 do apply to the county in the same manner that they apply to other counties except that:
(1) they apply only to tracts of land located outside municipalities and the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities, as determined under Chapter 42;
(2) the commissioners court of the county, instead of having the powers granted by Sections 232.003(2) and (3), may:
(A) require a right-of-way on a street or road that does not function as a main artery in the subdivision of not less than 40 feet or more than 50 feet; and
(B) require that the street cut on a main artery within the right-of-way be not less than 30 feet or more than 45 feet, and that the street cut on any other street or road within the right-of-way be not less than 25 feet or more than 35 feet; and
(3) Section 232.004(5)(B) does not apply to the county.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 624, Sec. 3.06, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 669, Sec. 76, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.