Annexation

2019 Annexation

The City Council is considering the annexation of 249.434 acres (75 tracts). These tracts are located in the following areas:

  • Scenic Estates Subdivision: An area on the west side of Old Masonic Road consisting of seven (7) tracts totaling 0.6327 acres.
  • Southwest Industrial Park: An area bounded by Industrial Blvd., Hueske Lane and FM 389. This area consists of one (1) tract totaling 44.068 acres.
  • Southwest Area: This area consists of the east side of Farmers Road between FM 389 and Old Mill Creek Road, and the north side of Old Mill Creek, between the current city limit line and Jackson Creek. The Southwest Area consists of sixty-seven (67) tracts totaling 194.762 acres.

Important Annexation Dates

Frequently Asked Questions

Development Agreements mailed to property owners with agricultural, wildlife management or timberland exemption.

August 16, 2019

Final day for the property owner with agricultural, wildlife management or timberland exemption to return Development Agreement or Certification of Denial.

September 20, 2019

Written notice of proposed annexation to property owners, BISD, Washington County, EMS, Volunteer Fire Departments, sanitation companies that provide service to the area, and railroad companies with right-of-way in the proposed annexation area.

October 7, 2019

1st Town Hall Meeting.

October 15, 2019

2nd Town Hall Meeting.

October 29, 2019

1st Public Hearing with City Council.

November 7, 2019

2nd Public Hearing with City Council.

November 14, 2019

Public Hearing with the City’s Planning & Zoning Commission for the proposed rezoning of annexed areas.

November 25, 2019

1st reading of annexation Ordinance.

December 5, 2019

If approved, Annexation becomes final.

December 29, 2019

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 I have an opportunity to ask questions of City staff and/or the City Council about the annexation of my property?

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?