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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 The city ordinances which are in effect/active (they haven’t been repealed) were sent to MuniCode.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. 763.   The Ordinances below, passed since June 2019 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      to be considered 8-11-2020 
797  Amending Chapter 4 Animal Control of the City Code regarding keeping of bees and keeping of chickens     to be considered 8-11-2020 

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