City Ordinances

CODE OF ORDINANCES

  • 1993-01 - Granting to Central Power and Light Company, a corporation duly incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas, its successors and assigns, an electric light, heat, and power franchise
  • 1993-02 - Providing for two year staggered terms of office for the mayor and aldermen in the City of Penitas, TX
  • 1993-05 - Adopt various standard codes relating to inspection activities of the City of Penitas and enforcement of building provisions as provided in said codes
  • 1993-06 - Amending ordinance 1993-05 designating the adoption of various standard codes relating to inspection activities of the City of Penitas and enforcement of building provisions as provided in said codes
  • 1993-07 - Providing for the election of three aldermen at the next regular municipal general election to be held on 1/15/1994
  • 1994-01 - Requiring curbs; and requiring concrete foundation in all subdivisions; and restricting mobile homes to designated mobile home parks
  • 1994-02 - Granting the employees of the City of Penitas, recently incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas, expenses compensation and mileage reimbursement
  • 1994-03 - States the proper conduct by employees, fringe benefits, duties and rights of employees, disciplinary measures, as well as the city's grievance procedure
  • 1994-04 - Finding, after reasonable notice and hearing, that the existing rates of Central Power and Light Company are unreasonable
  • 1994-05 - Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • 1994-06 - Amending ordinance 1994-02
  • 1994-07 - Ordinance providing for the election of two Aldermen and Mayor at the next regular Municipal General Election to be held on Saturday, January 21st, 1995. Appointing of election officers, early voting and publication of this ordinance and notice of election.
  • 1995-01 - Abandoning Road Right of Way lying West of Homeville Association Subdivision "A", City of Penitas, Hidalgo County, Texas.
  • 1995-03 - Providing for the election of all members of the Board of Aldermen, other then the Mayor, under the place system in the City of Penitas, Texas.
  • 1995-04 - Ordinance ordering an election of the qualified voters of the City of Penitas, Texas on Saturday, January 20, 1996. Election of three Aldermen for said City.
  • 1996-01 - Revising the rates of Central Power and Light Company in the City of Penitas, Texas; providing for conditions, severability, and repeal of conflicting ordinances.
  • 1996-02 - Designation of No Parking Zone on east corner of Farm Road 1427 and Hi-way 83 due South to said sign (approximately 220 ft).
  • 1996-03 - Approving, Ratifying, Confirming and Accepting sheet C29 and sheet E16--
  • 1997-01 - Weedy Lots/ Stagnant Waters
  • 1997-02 - Ordinance requiring curbs in all new residential subdivisions; and restricting manufactured/mobile home parks.
  • 1997-03 - Election of the qualified voters of the City of Penitas, Texas on Saturday, January 18, 1997. For the purpose of electing the Mayor and two Aldermen for said City.
  • 1997-04 - No Municipal Election will be held on January 18, 1997.
  • 1997-05 - Adoption of the Model Subdivision Regulations as prepared by the Texas Water Development Board.
  • 1998-01 - Smoking in Buildings
  • 1998-02 - Call for the moving of Municipal Elections from January to May.
  • 1998-03 - Ordinance approving, ratifying, confirming, and accepting an Economic Development Rate Filed by the Central Power and Light Company for the furnishing of service within the City of Penitas, Texas, by the Central Power and Lighting Company.
  • 1998-04 - Extension of Mayor's Term and Alderman from two years to three years.
  • 1998-05 - Ordinance governing use and occupancy of the city's rights-of-way for the provision of Telecommunications services.
  • 1999-01 - Taxes
  • 1999-02 - Cancellation of an election
  • 1999-03 - Mobile home ordinance
  • 1999-05 - Authorizing and Ratifying actions of TMTCI
  • 2000-01 - Official appointment of city marshal
  • 2000-02 - Dispensing with the office of city marshal and conferring the duties of said office upon a city police officer to be appointed by and to serve at the will of the City Council; providing that such city police officers shall be a peace officer under the laws of the State of Texas; and prescriber qualifications
  • 2000-03 - Agreement from cause #96-12-7404-A; City of San Benito vs. PG&E Gas Transmission, Texas Corporation ET AL; in the 107th Judicial District Court of Cameron County, TX
  • 2000-06 - Authorizing the City of Penitas Municipal Court to assess a court cost to all matters eligible under the new state statute authorizing local court costs. To include a payment plan charge of $25 on a schedule payment plan
  • 2000-07 - Speed limit ordinance as recommended by the Texas Department of Transportation
  • 2000-08 - Tax rate ordinance for the City of Penitas
  • 2000-09 - Adoption of model subdivision regulations as promulgated by Texas Water Development Board
  • 2001-01 - Amending 3-1994
  • 2001-02 - Increasing on municipal court fines
  • 2001-03 - Setting speed limit on FM 1427
  • 2001-04 - Voluntary annexation
  • 2001-05 - City personal property
  • 2001-06 - Adopting tax rate for year 2001
  • 2001-07 - Prohibiting Discharging of firearms
  • 2002-01 - An Ordinance of the City of Penitas declaring that no Municipal Election will be held on May 4, 2002
  • 2002-03 - Requiring the permitting of businesses; practice of any profession or calling or vocation and providing for a severability clause.
  • 2002-12 - Junked Vehicles
  • 2003-0 - Amending 3-1994, Article III and adding section 3.5
  • 2003-01 - Amending 1997-01
  • 2003-02 - Calling for election on 5/3/2003
  • 2003-06 - Harboring of livestock
  • 2003-07 - Discharging of firearms
  • 2003-08 - Setting the tax rate on Advalorem taxes or the Use and Support of the Municipal Government to the City of Penitas fiscal year 2003-2004 and provisions
  • 2003-09 - Amending ordinance 3-1994
  • 2003-10 - Discharging of firearms
  • 2003-11 - Adopting 50 mph speed limits on Exp 83 from the Eastern City limits to 370 feet west of Tom Gill Road as proposed by TXDOT
  • 2004-01 - Weedy lots / stagnant waters / trash and rubbish
  • 2004-02 - Peddlers and Itinerant Vendors and Garage Sales
  • 2004-03 - Annexing adjacent and contiguous territory to the city; approving a service plan for the annexed area; making findings of fact; providing a severability clause; and setting forth other provisions related thereto
  • 2004-04 - Set Tax Rate on Advalorem taxes for the use and support of the Municipal Government to the City of Penitas as Fiscal Year 2004-2005.
  • 2005-01 - Approving directors for the TIRZ Board
  • 2005-03 - An Ordinance approving the appointment of directors for position numbers one through seven to the board of directors of reinvestment zone number one, City of Penitas, and appointing the Chair of the Board of Directors of Zone No. 1; and setting forth other provisions related thereto.
  • 2005-04 - Oil and gas well
  • 2005-05 - Advalorem taxes
  • 2005-06 - Animal control ordinance
  • 2005-07 - Adopting a speed limit and weight limitation (no truck traffic) from North 1427 (Liberty Boulevard)
  • 2006-01 - Appointing Directors to the TIRZ
  • 2006-02 - Election For City of Penitas
  • 2006-07 - Settlement agreement between the city and Texas Gas Service Company
  • 2006-08 - Set the tax rate on Advalorem Taxes
  • 2006-09 - Amending Ordinance 2005-004
  • 2006-10 - Regulating Signs
  • 2006-11 - Regulating sale or consumption or distribution of Alcoholic beverages
  • 2007-01 - Amending all prior codes
  • 2007-02 - Ordinance providing for the voluntary annexation of 660.00 acres of more or less, as petitioned by the property owners, said acreage lying adjacent to and adjoining the present boundary limits of the City of Penitas Texas; providing for the extension of the city's boundaries and extraterritorial jurisdiction; providing for publication and an effective date; providing for a severability clause and ordaining other provisions related to the subject matter thereof.
  • 2007-03 - Set tax rate on Advalorem taxes
  • 2007-04 - Ordinance providing for the voluntary annexation of 26 acres of more or less, as petitioned by the property owners, said acreage lying adjacent to and adjoining the present boundary limits of the City of Penitas Texas; providing for the extension of the city's boundaries and extraterritorial jurisdiction; providing for publication and an effective date; providing for a severability clause and ordaining other provisions related to the subject matter thereof.
  • 2008-02 - Appointment of judge for election day May 10, 2008
  • 2008-03 - Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of City of Penitas, Texas Certificates of obligation, Series 2008, payable from the levy of a direct and continuing annual advalorem tax within the limits prescribed by law; providing for the terms and conditions of such certificates; resolving other matters incident and relating to the issuance, payment, security, sale and delivery of the certificates; approving an application to the United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA"); approving the lending rate offered by USDA; and making other provisions regarding such certificates and matters incidents thereto
  • 2008-04 - Texas Gas Service
  • 2008-05 - Tax rate on ad valorem taxes
  • 2008-06 - Setting ad valorem tax rate
  • 2008-09 - An Ordinance Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of City of Penitas, Texas certificates of obligation, series 2008A, payable from the levy of a direct and continuing Annual Ad Valorem Tax within the limits prescribed by law.
  • 2008-10 - An Ordinance Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of City of Penitas, Texas certificates of obligation, series 2008B, payable from the levy of a direct and continuing Annual Ad Valorem Tax within the limits prescribed by law.
  • 2008-11 - Building Permit Fees
  • 2009-01 - Extending city officials office term from three to four years as per result of May 9, 2009
  • 2009-02 - Meeting the USDA Flood Plains regulations and establishing rates for sewer plant for phases I,II, and III
  • 2009-03 - Voluntary annexation of 527.05 acres
  • 2009-04 - Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of City of Penitas, Texas Certificates of Obligation, payable from
  • the levy of a direct and continuing annual ad valorem tax within the limits prescribed by law and a limited pledge of the net revenues (not to exceed $1,000) from the City's sewer system; providing for the terms and conditions of such certificates; resolving other matters incident and relating to the issuance, payment, security, sale, and delivery of the certificates; approving an application to the United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA"); approving the lending rate offered by USDA; and making other provisions regarding such certificates and matters incident thereto
  • 2009-05 - Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of City of Penitas, Texas Certificates of Obligation, payable from the levy of a direct and continuing annual ad valorem tax within the limits prescribed by law and a limited pledge of the net revenues (not to exceed $1,000) from the city's sewer system; providing for the terms and conditions of such certificates; resolving other matters incident and relating to the issuance, payment, security, sale, and delivery of the certificates; approving an application to the United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA"); approving the lending rate offered by USDA; and making other provisions regarding such certificates and matters incident thereto
  • 2009-06 - Establishing waste water treatment system rate
  • 2009-07 - Voluntary annexation of U.S. Highway 83 to 3 mile line
  • 2009-11 - Zoning
  • 2009-12 - Building permits
  • 2009-13 - Regarding rules and regulations for use of the Penitas Veterans Memorial Park
  • 2009-14 - Voluntary annexation request by Dagoberto Trevino on the remaining half-mile of owner's property
  • 2010-02 - Friends of the Penitas Library
  • 2010-03 - Towing / wrecker services
  • 2010-04 - Adoption of zoning guidelines
  • 2010-05 - Water well
  • 2010-06 - Adopting rules and regulations for impoundment and storage of vehicles
  • 2010-07 - Adopting tax rate for 2010-2011.
  • 2010-08 - Setting fees for Dog Collection
  • 2010-09 - Establishing an emergency management program
  • 2011-01 - Prohibiting the Certain Use of Wireless Communications Devices while operating a motor vehicle; creating an offense; providing for publications, and ordaining other provisions related to the subject matter hereof
  • 2011-02 - Amending Ordinance 2004-02 Regulating peddlers, itinerant vendors, and garage sales, for providing definitions, setting forth exemptions, providing for enforcement, requiring a license, setting forth an application process, requiring a bond, and setting forth the terms of the license
  • 2011-03 - Establishing a curfew for minors in the City of Peñitas; and prohibited conduct of parents and others concerning curfew
  • 2011-04 - Adopting a non radiation hazard materials routing designation within the City of Peñitas along US83 as requested by the Hidalgo County MPO; Providing for a severability clause and effective date and ordaining other provisions relating to the subject matter hereof
  • 2011-05 - Amending Ordinance 2-1994 Granting the employees of the City of Peñitas, recently incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas, expenses compensation and mileage reimbursement
  • 2011-06 - An Amendment to Ordinance 2002-03 Requiring the permitting of businesses; practice of any profession or calling or vocation and providing for a servability clause.
  • 2011-10 - Setting the tax rate on advalorem taxes for the use and support of the municipal government to the city of penitas Fiscal Year 2011-12
  • 2011-11 - Authorizing the exercising of an option to purchase real property
  • 2012-01 - Providing for the voluntary petition requesting annexation of certain real property
  • 2012-02 - Establishing rules and procedures for excavation in city ROW's requiring an application, bond, insurance and a penalty for violation.
  • 2012-03 - Adopting a City Charter
  • 2012-04 - Approving a negotiated resolution between City and TX Gas Service
  • 2012-05 - Levying Advalorem Taxes for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year
  • 2012-06 - Abandoning a 15' Utility Easement situated on Lot 5 Anadal Subdivision
  • 2012-07 - Making appropriations for the support of the city for the FY 2012-13; and adopting the annual budget
  • 2012-08 - Authorizing the Issuance, sale, and delivery of city of Penitas certificates of obligation, series 2011.
  • 2012-09 - Ratifying Resolution 2012-03 adopting and instituting a new personnel policy manual; replacing ordinance no. 30-1994 and ord. 2000-01 waiving a second and third reading; providing for severability clause and an effective date.
  • 2012-10 - Annexing Territory
  • 2013-01 - Amending Ordinance 2005-01
  • 2013-02 - Amending Ordinance 2012-002
  • 2013-03 - Ordinance of the City of Penitas, Texas, Cancelling the May 11, 2013 General Election and declaring the unopposed candidate for the office of City Commission Member place 1 and City Commission Member place 3 as elected.
  • 2013-04 - Amending Ordinance 2009-06
  • 2013-05 - Amending Ordinance 2013-004
  • 2013-06 - Annexing Territory
  • 2013-07 - Amending Ordinance 2013-05
  • 2013-09 - Levying ad valorem Taxes for the 2013-2014 FY
  • 2013-10 - Authorizing the Issuance, sale, and delivery of city of Penitas certificates of obligation, series 2013
  • 2013-11 - Adopting International Building Code
  • 2013-12 - City of Penitas Drug and Alcohol use Policy
  • 2013-13 - Noise Nuisances
  • 2014-01 - City of Penitas Zonning
  • 2014-02 - Safe Passing Ordinance Waiving Second and Third Readings
  • 2014-03 - Texas Gas Service's May 1,2014 Cost of Service Adjustment Filing waiving Second and Third Readings
  • 2014-04 - Tax Rate for FY 2014-2015
  • 2014-05 - Sewer Rates for the City of Penitas
  • 2014-06 - Dedication of North Jasmine Rd.
  • 2014-07 - Records Retention Schedule for the City of Penitas
  • 2015-001 - AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A PROMISSORY NOTE BY THE CITY OF PEÑITAS TEXAS IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00); PAYABLE FROM THE PLEDGE OF THE CITY’S AD VALOREM TAX WITHIN THE LIMITS PRESCRIBED BY LAW AND THE PLEDGE OF CERTAIN FUNDS AND GUARANTEES BY THE CITY OF PEÑITAS REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE, THE PEÑITAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND THE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF PEÑITAS; PRESCRIBING THE TERMS AND FORM THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL THEREOF AND INTEREST THEREON; APPROVING CERTAIN COVENANTS CONDITIONAL TO THE NOTE; AND MAKING OTHER PROVISIONS REGARDING SUCH NOTE AND MATTERS INCIDENT THERETO
  • 2015-002 - Ordinance on solid waste collection services
  • 2015-003 - Amending Ordinance 2014-005
  • 2015-04 Adopting the International Residential Code, 2012 Edition with Appendices A-Q; Permit Fees
  • 2015-05 Setting 2015-16 Tax Rate
  • 2015-06 Updating Ordinance 2009-12 RE: Permit and Inspection Fees
  • 2015-07 Expense Compensation and Mileage Reimbursement
  • 2015-09 Peddlers and Itinerant Vendors and Garage Sales
  • 2015-10 Amending Ordinance 2010-08 RE: Adoption of Rules, Regulations, Proscribing Fees for the collection of stray or loose domestic animals
  • 2015-11 Fire Prevention and Protection
  • 2015-12 Regarding Vehicle Storage and Impoundment Fees
  • 2016-01 Off-Duty Peace Officers and Adding Off-Duty Peace Officer Permit and Renewal Fees
  • 2016-02 Adopting and Enacting a New Code of Ordinances
  • 2016-03 Authorizing Municipal Court to Assess Fines and Court Costs
  • 2016-04 Establishing a Policy and Procedure for the Installation of Speed Lowering Devices on certain Residential Streets
  • 2016-05 Establishing Speed Limit for Mile 3 Road
  • 2016-06 Ordinance Renewing the Emergency Management Program
  • 2016-07 Establishing  fire Department in the City of Penitas
  • 2016-08 Establishing a Public Safety Director in the City of Penitas
  • 2016-09 Amending Ordinance 2015-06 Re: Permit and Inspection fees for Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Health-food, Carnival/Circus, Signs, Fences, Sub-contractor registration, Moving, Certificate of Occupancy, Curb cuts and Administrative Costs
  • 2016-10 Providing for the Participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System
  • 2016-11 Vehicle Towing, Storage and Impound Fees
  • 2016-12 Establishing licensing and other regulatory requirements for Ambulance Services operating in the City
  • 2016-13 Rules, Regulations, and Fees for Penitas Veterans Memorial Park
  • 2016-14 Food Service Establishments, Retail Food Stores, Temporary Food Establishments, Mobile Food Units, Roadside Food Vendors, and Food Handlers
  • 2016-15 Approving a Texas Gas Service COSA Filing
  • 2016-16 Setting 2016-17 Fiscal Year Tax Rate
  • 2016-17 Adopting the 2015 Energy Code as per House Bill 1736
  • 2016-18 Providing for a fee to defray costs of collecting Delinquent Fines, Fees, Court Costs, and other debts
  • 2017-01 City Election Filing Fees and Alternative Payment Procedures
  • 2017-02 Adopting "Smoking Regulations" for the City of Penitas
  • 2017-04 Electioneering
  • 2017-05 Sales Taxes for City of Penitas
  • 2017-07 Residential Trash Services
  • 2017-08 Adopting Settlement and Tariffs with Texas Gas Services
  • 2017-09 2017-09 2017-09 Mitigation Rates
  • 2020-03 Regulating the Weight Load of Vehicles Traveling on City Streets and Public Highways