Annexation Application Informaiton
(Notarized affidavit required including signature of legal owner(s))
There is no official form for this letter and it may be
submitted by the property owner or agent. This letter merely indicates that the
property owner will petition City Council for annexation in conjunction with an
original zoning request.
To be submitted in conjunction with the annexation request (Form Included)
To be signed and notarized by the property owner submitted no earlier than 30 calendar days before the request is presented to the City Council. The Council date will be determined and established by staff following the preapplication/ petition meeting. The City Council normally meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 5:30 p.m., in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 301 Nolan Street. (Template Included)
Legal description if a legally recorded lot or a metes and bounds
description if unplatted acreage. The description shall be typed, include acreage
information, the name of the original or patent survey, be printed on 8 ½” x 11”
paper and include a legible sketch or survey plot of the property. This exhibit shall be
entitled “EXHIBIT A”. (Two original copies required)
Clean copy of recorded warranty deed or other
document(s) conveying ownership of all the property to be annexed. If the property is
owned by a partnership, corporation, trust or other entity, documents demonstrating
signatory’s authority to sign Petition on behalf of entity must be included.
A statement by the property owner stating the
property is within the City of Big Spring’s CCN (service area) for water and
wastewater service and an estimation of how the property will be connected by the
owner to that existing water and wastewater system.
TO THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BIG SPRING TEXAS.
The undersigned owners of the hereinafter described tract of land, which is (1) one-half mile or less in width,
(2) contiguous to the city limits, and (3) vacant and without residents or on which less than three (3) qualified
voters reside, hereby petition that you extend the present city limits so as to include as a part of the City of
Big Spring, Texas, the property described in “Exhibit A”, attached hereto and made a part hereof.
We hereby certify, under oath, that:
WE ARE THE TRUE AND ONLY OWNERS OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND, as conveyed to us in Deed(s)
recorded as ______________, in the Official Public Records of Howard County, or in Volume ____ Page ____,
Deed Records of Howard County.
(Property Owner/Authorized Representative)
Subscribed and sworn to before me, by the said ___________________________, on this the ______ day of
______________, 20_____, which witness by my hand and seal of office.
(Notary Public, Howard Country, Texas)
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