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File #: 20-6589   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 11/18/2020
Posting Language: A public hearing and resolution recommending approval of the release of 141.5 acres, generally located north of Lookout Road, east of Evans Road, south of Nacogdoches Road-FM 2252, and west of Doerr Lane in Comal County from the City of San Antonio’s, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to the City of Schertz and an associated agreement. Staff recommends Approval. [Priscilla Rosales-Piña, Planning Department, (210)207-7839,].
Sponsors: Planning Department
Attachments: 1. PC Resolution Schertz ETJR Draft11-2-2020, 2. Exhibits A & B, 3. Exhibit C ETJ Agreement Schertz-CoSA DRAFT 11.02.2020
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Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Release and Associated Agreement with the City of Schertz.


A public hearing and resolution recommending the release 141.5 acres of the City of San Antonio's Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to the City of Schertz and associated agreement. Staff recommends approval.


The City of Schertz (Schertz) requested the City of San Antonio (CoSA) to release approximately 141.5 acres (Subject Property) from its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). The Subject Property is generally located north of Lookout Road, east of Evans Road, south of Nacogdoches Rd-FM 2252, and west of Doerr Lane, on the northeastern edge of the CoSA ETJ in Comal County.

State law allows adjacent cities to seek the release of territory from another city's existing ETJ with written consent from the releasing city's governing body. Upon release, the requesting municipality may extend its ETJ to the property. According to state law, the City of Schertz's ETJ can extend for a maximum of 3.5 miles outside their city limits based on its population, which falls under 100,000. State law also permits the requesting city to annex the Subject ETJ Property into their city limits by petition from the property owners.

Schertz 312, LLC (Owner) owns approximately 312 acres consisting of several tracts of undeveloped land which includes the Subject Property. Titan Development (Developer) plans to develop the approximately 312 acres as industrial uses. Currently, the Subject Property is bounded by Union Pacific Railroad lines to the north and south. There is no direct access to it except by crossing through adjacent properties and through a cattle railroad crossing.

The Owner petitioned Schertz for annexation of all the tracts of land including the Subject Property. To facilitate the development of all the ...

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