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Annexation


GENERAL INFORMATION

The City of Brenham received a request from River Eagle Real Estate, Ltd. (Mike Hopkins Distributing Co., Inc.) to annex a 5.1545-acre tract of land adjoining their property located at 1751 Highway 290 West in Brenham., Washington County, Texas.

For information on the annexation of this property, please see the following:

 Questions related to this annexation may be directed to the Office of the City Secretary at 979-337-7567.

Frequently Asked Questions

When was the last time the City of Brenham annexed property?

What areas are being considered for annexation by the City Council?

If approved by the City Council, when will the annexation be finalized?

Will being annexed into the City affect my property value?

Will being annexed into the City affect the agricultural, wildlife management or timber land exemption currently on my property?

My property has an agricultural, wildlife management or timber land exemption, so can the City still annex my property?

What zoning will be in place on my property after annexation?

What types of uses are allowed on my property after annexation?

Will I be able to continue the use of my property after annexation?

Do I need a building permit to build on my property or to make repairs to existing structures?

Is there a legal time limit within which the City is required to provide services to newly annexed areas?

After annexation, how soon would solid waste services be provided?

When would residents see improvement in roads that are annexed?

Will I be able to burn trash and/or yard waste after annexation?

What about fireworks?

How will annexation affect my use of a firearm?

Why do cities annex?