(a) When a person applies for a permit, the commission or administrator may give due
consideration to the recommendations of the mayor, the city council member or commissioner
who represents the area in question, chief of police, city marshal, or city attorney
of the city or town in which the premises sought to be licensed are located and of
the county judge, the county commissioner who represents the area in question, sheriff,
or county or district attorney of the county in which the premises sought to be licensed
are located. If a protest against the issuance of a permit is made to the commission by any of
these officers and it is found on a hearing or finding of facts that the issuance
of the permit would be in conflict with the provisions of this code, the commission
or administrator shall enter an order setting forth the reasons for refusal. A copy of the order shall be immediately mailed or delivered to the applicant.
(b) In the granting or withholding of a permit to sell alcoholic beverages at retail,
the commission or administrator may give consideration to a recommendation made in
writing by the commissioners court of the county in which the applicant proposes to
conduct his business or by a representative of the commission.
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