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File #: 20-6679   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 11/18/2020
Posting Language: Public Hearing and consideration of a resolution recommending the approval of the proposed annexation of approximately 392.3 acres of land which are contiguous to the city limits and located within the City of San Antonio (City)'s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) in south Bexar County. Staff recommends Approval. (Clinton Eliason, Planning Coordinator, Planning Department,, 210-207-0268).
Attachments: 1. DRAFT PC Resolution Dev Agree Violations, 2. Attachment A - Dev Agree Violations Properties List and Map, 3. Attachment B - Plan for Municipal Services
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department




Proposed annexation of multiple properties located on the south side of San Antonio's Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ).


Public Hearing and consideration of a resolution recommending the approval of annexation of properties located on the south side of the City of San Antonio's ETJ, which are contiguous to the city limits. Annexation is consented to by way of Development Agreements between the City and each landowner.


The City of San Antonio (City) initiated Limited Purpose Annexation of the south side area in 2014, and then completed Full Purpose Annexation of the area in 2016. As part of both annexation processes, Texas Local Government Code required the City to offer Agricultural Development Agreements to properties which were assessed the Agricultural Market Value by the Bexar County Appraisal District (BCAD).

In 2013, 2014, and 2016, prior to final Full Purpose Annexation of other properties in the South San Antonio Area, multiple property owners entered into Development Agreements with the City of San Antonio. These Development Agreements allowed their continued agricultural use of their property and guaranteed the extraterritorial status of their property for as long as the property owner continued the use as described in the terms of the Development Agreement.


The property owners of the subject properties have violated the terms of their Development Agreement in a few different ways: no longer maintain an agricultural appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes by BCAD; subdividing and selling portions of the property; submitting building permits with Bexar County; and/or allowing fireworks sales on the property. Pursuant to the terms of the Development Agreement, any of these circumstances would cause the Development Agreement to be voided and the City is then allowed to initiate ...

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