Code of Ordinances
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The City of Florence ordinances were codified May 5, 2015, by Franklin Legal Publishing.
In part, codification is the periodic identification of the general and permanent provisions of each ordinance and the organization of those provisions by category.
Ordinances and amendments to ordinances approved since December 5, 2014, and awaiting codification, will be listed chronologically below.
the list of ordinances and amendments that appears on this site may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the City of Florence. From time to time, new ordinances are adopted and existing ordinances are amended that may not be posted. These documents should not be relied upon definitive authority for local legislation, but can provide useful information to citizens. For further information, please contact City Hall at 254-793-2490.
Ordinances adopted since December 5, 2014, that have not been codified.
No. 02032015-01 Ordering an Election on Saturday, May 9, 2015, for one local sale and use tax proposition: the reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the City of Florence, Texas at the rate of one-fourth of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets.
Ordinance No. 05052015-01 adopting and enacting a new code of Ordinances.
No. 03012016-01 Ordinance providing for the establishment of a three-way stop Intersection with the installation of stop signs at the intersection of Preslar Avenue and South Street. Adopted April 5, 2016.
No. 09062016-01 Ordinance Amending Ord No 7-7-98 (Ord No. 09-04-01, Ord No. 03-05-02, Ord No 05-11-04, Ord No. 110607-01, Ord No. 04072009-01, Ord No. 10252011-02, and No. 08122013-05) Providing for Codification of Increased Water and Sewer Utility Rates.
No 040417-01 Ordinance denying the proposed change in rates of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC.
No 05022017-01 Ordinance re-establishing a Juvenile Curfew
No 08142017-01 approving a design manual for the installation of network nodes and node support poles; and approving a pole attachment agreement regulating the installation of network nodes on city service poles and utility poles; declaring governing law; providing repealing and savings clauses; providing a Texas Open Meetings Act clause; and providing an effective date of September 1, 2017.
No 08142017-02 regarding a Public Right-of-Way Management Ordinance by the City of Florence, Texas; regulating the physical use, occupancy and maintenance of city rights-of-way by wireless network providers; describing the purpose; providing definitions; requiring compliance with the city design manual and applicable codes for the installation of network nodes and node support poles pursuant to chapter 284 of the Texas local government code; providing city procedures for applications for permits; establishing time periods for approval of permit applications; providing application fees and annual public right-of-way rental rates; providing restrictions on placement of network nodes and node support poles in municipal parks, residential areas, historic districts and design districts; providing indemnity for the city; providing repealing and savings clauses; providing a Texas Open Meetings Act clause; and providing an effective date of September 1, 2017.
No 11072017-01 Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1182008-01 and Ordinance No 7-21-98 Sanitation Requirements and Abatement of Dangerous Weeds Among Other Things.
No 03062018-01 Ordinance regarding the adoption of payment by credit/debit card POS in the City of Florence, Texas.
No. 05022018-01 Annexing 22.76 acres of land, more or les, out of the MJ Wells Survey, Abstract No. 646.
No. 06292018-01 Ordinance Amending Ord No 7-7-98 (Ord No. 09-04-01, Ord No. 03-05-02, Ord No 05-11-04, Ord No. 110607-01, Ord No. 04072009-01, Ord No. 10252011-02, No. 08122013-05), and Ord No 09062016-01 Providing for Codification of Increased Water and Sewer Utility Rates.
No. 08072018-01 Ordinance Granting to Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC its successors and assigns, an electric power franchise to use the present and future streets, alleys, highways, public utility easements, public ways and public property of the City of Florence, Texas.
No. 003052019-01 ordering an election to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, for approval or rejection of the following local sale and use tax proposition: “the reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the City of Florence, Texas at the rate of one-fourth of 1 percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of streets.”
No. 003052019-03 ordering an election to be held on May 4, 2019, for the additional purpose of submitting for approval or rejection a proposition to authorize the sale of City parkland property as described below under the provisions of Sec.253.001(B) of the Texas Local Government Code: 104 Church Street, Florence, Texas (formerly City swimming pool) more particularly described as Lot 2 & Lot 3, Block 5, of the O.B. ATKINSON (NEW) ADDITION to the City of Florence, Williamson County, Texas, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in the Office of the County Clerk of Williamson County, Texas; SAVE & EXCEPT a tract of 0.03 acres conveyed by Deed dated September 5, 1984 of record in Volume 1069, Page 347, of the Official Records of Williamson County, Texas.
Ordinance No. 05072019-02 denying the proposed change in rates of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC.
August 21, 2019- Ordinance authorizing publication of notice of intention to issue City of Florence, Texas Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019 and providing for reimbursement of certain expenses.
October 1, 2019- Issuance and Sale of Tax Revenue Bonds $375,000
December 3, 2019- Ordinance No 11052019-01 amending Ord No 7-7-98 providing for the codification of increased water and sewer utility rates.
June 2, 2020- Drought Contingency Ordinance
July 7, 2020- Ordinance No. 06022020-01 Granting transmission and distribution electric utility franchise to Pedernales Electric Cooperative
August 11, 2020- ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND ORDERING THE ISSUANCE OF CITY OF FLORENCE, TEXAS CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, SERIES 2020; PRESCRIBING THE TERMS AND FORM THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL THEREOF AND INTEREST THEREON; AWARDING THE SALE THEREOF; AND MAKING OTHER PROVISIONS REGARDING SUCH CERTIFICATES, INCLUDING USE OF THE PROCEEDS THEREOF; AND MATTERS INCIDENT THERETO.
October 27, 2020- Ordinance authorizing the issuance of City of Florence, Texas Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, $1,700,000.00- Municipal Complex.
October 27, 2020- Re-adoption of the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance.
November 16, 2020- Ordinance 11032020-01 Establishment of a four-way stop at the intersection on Benedict and Easy Caskey.
May 4, 2021-ORDINANCE NO 05042021-01 DENYING THE PROPOSED CHANGE IN RATES OF ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC, FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS ORDINANCE IS PASSED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW, AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE.
September 7, 2021- ORDINANCE NO 09072021-01 annexing the property described herein to the City of Florence, Williamson County, Texas (“city”) and extending the boundary limits of the city to include such property within the city limits, and granting to the property and to all future inhabitants of the property all of the rights and privileges of other citizens and binding the future inhabitants of the property by all of the acts and Ordinance of the city located on FM 970-Juster.
October 5, 2021- Ordinance No 10052021-01 making appropriations for the support of the City of Florence for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2022 appropriating money to sinking fund to pay interest and principal on the City’s indebtedness; and adopting the annual budget of the City of Florence for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.