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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 The city ordinances which are in effect/active (they haven’t been repealed) were sent to MuniCode.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?
779 Ord. to remove prohibition on use of certain building materials.  Response to HB 2439.   Amendments to Chapter 40 Zoning.  2-3-2020 Active  Administration, Development 
 780 Ord. to call the City of Granite Shoals General Officers Election for May 2, 2020   1-28-2020 Active Administration, Elections, Council
781  Ord. to call the Special Election on May 2, 2020 to re-authorize the 1 cent Sales Tax dedicated to Street Maintenance.   1-28-2020 Active Administration, Elections, Council 
782  Ord. to establish a Parks Legacy Fund - amending the budget for the City of Granite Shoals  2-11-2020  Active Administration, Parks, Finance, Budgeting
783  Ord. to amend Ord. 686 which established the Airport Advisory Committee to reduce the maximum number of members allowed to be 5, instead of 7.     1-28-2020 Active Administration, Boards and Committees, Airport
784  Ord. Amending Chapter 8 (Building and Building Regulations) to Adopt Article VIII (Contractor Registration).      VOID  VOID 
785  Ord. amending Chapter 40 (Zoning Ordinance) to modify Short Term Rental regulations      STR committee established 3-10-2020 
786        
787  Ord. to postpone the Granite Shoals General Officers election (called via Ord. 780) from May 2, 2020 to November 3, 2020 due to coronavirus  3-30-2020  Active  Administration, Elections, City Secretary  
788 Ord. to postpone the Granite Shoals Special Election for reauthorization of Street Maintenance Sales Tax from May 2, 2020 to November 3, 2020 due to coronavirus  3-30-2020 Active Administration, Elections, City Secretary 
789 Ord. to Amend Chapter 38 UTILITIES of the City Code, Section 66, to remove requirement for city to mail late notices to water utility customers.    5-12-2020 Active Administration, Finance, Utility Billing
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)      to be considered 6-23-2020 


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