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The City of Granite Shoals
2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road
Granite Shoals, TX 78654
Ph: 830-598-2424
City Code
Granite Shoals codifies the Ordinances
You can view the Code of Ordinances or view individual ordinances (new Ordinances that are not yet incorporated into the City Code book) below.

On June 25, 2013, City Council passed Ordinance #609 which adopted the Code of Ordinances. This was  the first ‘codification’ of our ordinances. The Code of Ordinances (usually called the City Code Book) is a specially designed book, prepared by Legal Publishers. Granite Shoals first contracted for this work with MuniCode Corporation. The city ordinances which are in effect/active (they haven’t been repealed) were sent to MuniCode. First, MuniCode removed the ceremonial wording from the Ordinances –  such as the part where the signatures are. What is left is the ‘meaty’ part of the law from each ordinance. Second, the ordinances were arranged in subject order, to make finding the current law easy.   Third, they were posted online and you can see the City Code at the link above.  In 2017, the City Council changed to using Franklin Legal Services, out of Lubbock, Texas.  The link above will take you to the website hosted by Franklin Legal.  

The latest update was done through Ord. 790.   The Ordinances below, passed since May 2020  are not included. 
Please call the office of the City Secretary with any questions # 830-598-2424x303.  Thank you. 

Ordinance # Subject matter covered by Ordinance Date the Ordinance Passed If it is Active (enforced) or whether it has been replaced What Department of the City is the Ordinance related to?

790 Ord. to Amend Appendix B of the City Code - General Fee Schedule Modifications  5-12-2020 Active  Administration, Finance, Utility Billing
791 Ord. to Call a Special Election to fill unexpired term in City Council Place #5, on November 3, 2020 uniform election date.  6-9-2020  Active Administration, Elections, Council
792 Ord. to amend and update the 'No Wake Zones' - amending Ord. 648A.   6-9-2020  Active Police, Administration, Parks 
793  Ord. authorizing the issuance of City GO and Refunding Bonds Series 2020 approved by voters 11-5-2019 (Water Bonds)   6-23-2020 Active Administration, Finance, Water Utilities Dept. 
765-A  Ord. related to Safe Parking and Storage of RV's.  RE-Adopted with Amendment (removal of sunset clause) on July 14, 2020 7-14-2020 Active  Administration, Police, Code Compliance 
794 Purchasing Policy for the City of Granite Shoals, TX   7-21-2020 Active  Administration, Finance, Department Heads, Budgeting
795  Adoption of International Swimming Pools and Spa Code   7-28-2020 Active Building Official, Code Enforcement, Administration
796 Amendment of Boat Launch Pass Policy - Chapter 26 of City Code adding active city employees as eligible for free boat launch passes  8-11-2020 Active Administration 
797 Amending Chapter 4 Animal Control of the City Code regarding keeping of bees and keeping of chickens  8-25-2020 Repealed and replaced 9/8/2020 with 797-A Animal Control, Police, Administration
 791-A Ord. amending Ord. 791 and updating deadline dates for Special Called Election in Plc #5 for unexpired term.  8-25-2020 Active  Elections, Administration, Council 
 797-A  Amending Ord. 797 to add restrictions regarding the keeping of fowl in certain zoning districts of the city.  Correction of Ord. 797.    9-8-2020 Active  Administration, Animal Control, Police 
798 Adopting a Budget for the City of Granite Shoals for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.  9/8/2020  Active Administration, Council, Finance 
799 Adopting a Tax Rate for the City of Granite Shoals for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.    9/8/2020  Active Administration, Council, Finance
800  Drainage Maintenance Ordinance      to be considered again on 10-13-3030
801  Budget Amendment Ordinance for City Budget Fiscal Year 2019-2020 - Amends Ord. 770 which adopted 19-20 City of GS Budget   9-22-2020 Active  Administration, Finance, Council 
802 Ord. to establish formal processes related to establishment / declaration of 'City Wide Burn Bans'.   to be considered 10/13/20    


If you have questions about Ordinances or the City Code, please contact City Secretary Elaine Simpson at 830-598-2424 x 303. She is glad to assist.
will be considered in a Public Hearing at the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting 1-15-19 
will be considered in a Public Hearing at the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting 1-15-19