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File #: 19-1152   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: City Council B Session
On agenda: 1/30/2019
Posting Language: Briefing with possible action on the proposed Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Military Protection Area (ETJMPA) regulations for the areas of unincorporated Bexar County within a five mile radius of the Camp Bullis/Camp Stanley Military Bases and the Lackland Air Force Base/Medina Annex. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Michael Shannon, Director, Development Services]
DEPARTMENT: Development Services

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Michael Shannon


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council Districts 4, 6, and 8

SUBJECT:

Briefing with possible action on the proposed Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Military Protection Area (ETJMPA) regulations for the areas of unincorporated Bexar County within a five mile radius of the Camp Bullis/Camp Stanley Military Bases and the Lackland Air Force Base/Medina Annex.

SUMMARY:

On November 6, 2018, voters in areas of unincorporated Bexar County within a five mile radius of the Camp Bullis/Camp Stanley Military Bases and the Lackland Air Force Base/Medina Annex were presented with two options: to either approve annexation into the City Limits of San Antonio or to not approve annexation, but apply Land Use Regulations consistent with the most recently adopted Joint Land Use Study. Voters in both areas rejected annexation and approved land use controls. Since the election, the Development Services Department, Planning Department, City Attorney's Office, Office of Military Affairs, Bexar County, and the Military have been working to develop the regulations to implement the land use controls approved by the voters.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Senate Bill 6, effective December 1, 2017, requires cities located in counties with more than 500,000 residents (Tier 2 cities) to obtain landowner or voter approval of a proposed annexation. The new law permits cities to hold elections which allow voters within five miles of military bases to choose one of two means to regulate land use: 1) by annexation or 2) allowing the municipality to improve land use regulations as delineated in the most recent Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). Chapter 43 of the Texas Local Government Code was amended to include the following:

Section 43.0117 Authority of Municipality to Annex Area Near Military Base
Part (b) A municipality may annex for full or limited purposes, under the ann...

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