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City Ordinances 
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An ordinance granting Kaufman County Electric Company a franchise to furnish and supply electricity to the general public in the City of Post Oak Bend
Signed:     April 1, 1979
Ordinance:  general service rate to be charged for sales of electricity to residential and commercial consumers in the City of POST OAK BEND, and for the manner in which such rates may be changed. 
Signed:     April 1, 1979
Ordinance providing an annual street and alley rental to be paid by Texas Power and Light Company operating within the City of Post Oak Bend for the use of its streets and public places in the amount of 3% of the gross receipts of such utilities for the proceeding twelve months derived from the sale of electricity. 
Signed:     May 29, 1979
Ordinance granting Gulf States--United Telephone Company the right, privilege, and authority to construct, reconstruct, erect, install, operate, and maintain its poles, wires, lines, anchors, cables, manholes, conduits, and other plat construction, fixtures, and appurtenances along, across, on, over, through, above and under all public streets, avenues, alleys, ways, grounds, and places in said town of Post Oak Bend, upon terms and conditions, and that said town of Post Oak Bend shall receive an annual amount and as to other matters, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith all as herein provided. 
Signed:     June 29, 1979
Ordinance created the Zoning Commission of the City of Post Oak Bend. 
Signed:     August 7, 1979 
Ordinance providing for the holding of a Public Hearing jointly by the City Council and the Zoning Commission of Post Oak Bend in relation to the consideration and adoption of a proposed zoning ordinance. 
Signed:     October 31, 1979
Ordinance regulating the location and use of buildings, structures, and land; the height, number of stories, and size of buildings and other structures; the size of yards and other open spaces; and the density of populatio; and for said purposes to divide the municipality into districts of such number and areas may be deem best suited to carry out these regulations; to require a building permit; to prescribe penalties for the violation of its provisions and to provide for its enforcement. 
Signed:     March 4, 1980    * NEW CITY OF POST OAK BEND BUILDING CODE WILL CHANGE THIS ORDINANCE - AS OF JANUARY 2014.  NEW PERMIT APPLICATIONS, INSPECTIONS AND FEES.
Ordinance providing for the maintenance of certain state highways and/or portions of state highways in the City of Post Oak Bend, County of Kaufman, Texas hereby referred to as municipal maintenance project and authorizing the Mayor of the City or other authorized City Official to execute and affix the Corporate Seal and attest same.  A certain agreement between the City and the State of Texas, providing for the maintenance and use of the said maintenance project; and declaring emergency and providing that this ordinance should be effective from and after its passage. 
Signed:     September 4, 1980
Ordinance providing for the surrender of the City of Post Oak Bend original jurisdiction over public utilities as provided for in the Public Utility Regulatory Act to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. 
Signed:     August 27, 1981
Ordinance approving the retail base rate reductions for Texas Utilities Electric Company, providing an effective date therefore, providing conditions under which the rate shcedules and service regulations of Texas Utilities Electric Company may be changed, modified, amended or withdrawn, finding and determining that the meeting at which this ordinance is passed is open to the public as required by law. 
Signed:     January 5, 1998
Ordinance electing to have the Public Utility Commission of Texas exercise exclusive original jurisdiction over the Electric Utility rates, operations, and services of Texas Utilities Electric Company within the existing and future incorporated limits of this municipality, providing for an effective date, providing for notice of this ordinance to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and finding and determining that the meeting at which this ordinance is passed is open to the public as required by law. 
Signed:     February 2, 1998
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend regulating junked vehicles declaring junked vehicles a public nuisance; abatement of nuisance; providing for severability; providing for a penalty of a fine not to exceed Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) for each offense; and establishing an effective date. 
Signed:     April 12, 2001
Ordinance amending the existing electric franchise between the City and Oncor Electric Delivery Company, to provide for a different consideration; providing an effective date; providing for acceptance by Oncor Electric Delivery Company; finding and determing that the meeting at which this ordinance is passed is open to the public as required. 
Signed:     September 3, 2002
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas providing for two year staggered terms of office for the Mayor and Aldermen; providing transition requirements; providing for drawing lots for terms of office and place numbers; and providing an effective date. 
Signed:     December 3, 2002
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas de-annexing the hereafter described tract of land (Gibson Road) from the City of Post Oak Bend; providing that the City of Post Oak Bend relinquishes any and all extraterritorial jurisdiction; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date. 
Signed:     February 4, 2003
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas annexing Bend East tract of land.
Signed:     April 3, 2003
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas creating a Zoning Board of Adjustment; providing for the City Council to act as Zoning Board of Adjustment; providing jurisdiction of the Zoning Board of Adjustment. 
Signed:     April 6, 2004
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas de-annexing tract of land (29 acres) from the City of Post Oak Bend (see ordinance for more).
Signed:     January 4, 2005
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas annexing a tract of land (known as Bend East, Phase III) 
Signed:     February 1, 2005
Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas, approving ATMOS Energy Corp. request for compliance tariffs and rate adjustment in this municipality. 
Signed:     July 5, 2005

Ordinance granting to ATMOS Energy Corp.....its successors and assigns, a franchise to construct, maintain, and operate pipelines and equipment in the City of Post Oak Bend....for the transportaiton, delivery, sale, and distribution of gas in, out of, and through Post Oak Bend City.  
Signed:     January 27, 2006

 

Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas adopting a comprehensive zoning ordinance regulating the location and use of buildings, structures, and land; the height, number of stories and size of buildings and other structures; the size of yards and other open spaces; and, the density of pupulation; dividing the municipality into districts and adopting an official zoning map; providing for the repeal of all ordinances in conflict; providing a severability clause; providing a penalty of fine not to exceed the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) for each violation of its provisions; and providing an effective date. 
Signed:     February 17, 2006. (2014 New Ordinance amended Ord. 22)  
 
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinance 22

Ordinances of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas denying ATMOS Energy Corp. statement of intention to increase gas utility rates in this municipality. 
Signed:     June 6, 2006

Ordinance - Establishment of Municipal Court 
SIGNED:     October 3, 2006

ORDINANCE  Subdivision Regulations (in city limits and ETJ)  (Amended Spring 2014) 

Ordinance 25

Ordinance - Prohibits new billboard construction and conversion of existing billboards into changeable electronic message signs in the city and ETJ limits. 

Signed:     May 20, 2008

Ordinance- Amendment of existing gas franchise between the City and ATMOS Energy Corporation                                   Signed:  June 16, 2008

Ordinance - Approval of new rates for ATMOS Energy Corp.
PASSED:     September 7, 2010

Ordinance -Prohibiting Discharge of Firearms in the City Limits...providing a penalty or fine... $500 each offense. 
PASSED:  October 5, 2010

Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas annexing  Pebble Creek Estates and 4-acre tract of land  

Signed: June 12, 2012 

Ordinance 30

 Rights-of-Way Management Ordinance
Passed June 11, 2013

Ordinance 31

ORDINANCE 32-03-14 BUILDING CODE ORDINANCE

Requires Building Permits for constructing any structures, permit fees, contractor registration, provides for $2,000 fine, and adopts 2008 International Electric Code, 2009 International Residential Code, 2009 International Plumbing Code, 2009 International Mechanical Code...  Effective Date March 11, 2014

Ordinance 32 amends parts of Ordinances 7, 2 and 25.

Ordinance 32


ORDINANCE 33-09-14  Road Load Weight Limits and Truck Routes, Penalties

Passed September 9, 2014 

City of Post Oak Bend Ordinance establishing load limits on city streets, prohibiting through trucks, establishing truck routes, providing for penalty of no less than $500 per offense.  Effective Sept. 9, 2014

Ordinance 33

Ordinance 34-2014

An ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas, adopting regulations relating to the collection of solid waste; providing regulations for the collection of municipal solid waste from residential and commercial customers within the City; requiring a permit and franchise agreemnt for the use of city streets to conduct such business, providing for penalties not to exceed $1,000 for each offense  Effective Date: December 9, 2014

34-2014 A

An ordinance granting franchise agreements between the City of Post Oak Bend, TExas and Contractor(s) for the collection and disposal of solid waste... providing a penalty fine of not less than $25 nor more than $1,000, and making each day a separate offense. Effective Date: 12/9/2014 

Ordinance 34

Ordinance 34-2014, 34-2014 A

ORDINANCE 35.2015

Litter Control and Refuse Disposal: An ordinance establishing regulations for prohibiting litter and dumping; providing procedures for solid waste disposal; providing for ... enforcement, including criminal fines not to exceed $2,000 per violation.... Approved 2015

Ordinance 35.2015

Ordinance 36.2017

An ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend amending the City of Post Oak Bend Zoning Ordinance by adding a provision for temporary zoning classification for newly annexed land; providing a classification for newly annexed land; providing a severability clause; providing for repeal of all ordinances in conflict; and providing effective date. Approved August 23, 2017

Ordinance 36

Ordinance 37-2017

An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Post Oak Bend adopting "Residential Single Family" zoning for the property described as the Pebble Creeks Estate Addition, an addition to the City of Post Oak Bend and a tract of 4.00 acres of land, in the R. Anthony Survey, Abstract No. 1, Kaufman County, Texas, more particularly described in Exhibit "A" attached; providing for the repeal of all ordinances in conflict; ... and providing for a penalty of fine not to exceed the sum of $2,000 for each offense, and providing an effective date;  Approved: August 23, 2017

Ordinance 37

City of Post Oak Bend, County Road 278, Kaufman, Texas 75142

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