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Texas Natural Resources Code - NAT RES § 63.011. Establishing Dune Protection Line

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(a) After notice and hearing, the commissioners court of each county that has within its boundaries mainland shoreline, a barrier island, or a peninsula located on the seaward shore of the Gulf of Mexico shall establish a dune protection line on any such shoreline, island, or peninsula within its boundaries for the purpose of preserving sand dunes.

(b) A county may allow a municipality within the county to administer this chapter within its corporate limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction.  On delegation by a county, a municipality may adopt and apply any appropriate ordinances within its extraterritorial jurisdiction to effect the purposes of this chapter.

(c) Municipalities and counties may enter into interlocal cooperation contracts for the administration of dune permit programs under The Interlocal Cooperation Act (Article 4413(32c), Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). 1

(d) The land office may assist and advise counties and municipalities in establishing or altering dune protection lines.

1  Repealed;  see, now, V.T.C.A., Government Code § 791.001 et seq.

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