NOTICE TO SUBDIVISIONS/DEVELOPERS
NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT TO COMPLY WITH THE SUBDIVISION SERVICE
EXTENSION POLICY OF SANTO SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Pursuant to Chapter 13.2502 of the Texas Water Code, Santo Special Utility District hereby gives notice that any person who (1) Subdivides land by dividing any lot, tract, or parcel of land, within the service area of Santo Special Utility District’s Certificate of Convenience and Necessity No. 11388, in Palo Pinto County, into two or more lots or sites for the purpose of sale or development, whether immediate or future, including re-subdivision of land for which a plat has been filed and recorded or (2) Requests two or more water service connections on a single contiguous tract of land, must comply the Santo Special Utility District’s Subdivision Service Extension Policy, (the “Subdivision Policy”) contained in Santo Special Utility District’s Tariff.
Santo Special Utility District is not required to extend retail water to a service applicant in a subdivision where the developer or sub-divider of the subdivision has failed to comply with the Subdivision Policy.
Among other requirements, the Subdivision Policy requires:
Applicable elements of the Subdivision Policy, depending on the specific circumstances of the subdivision service may include:
Evaluation by Santo Special Utility District on the impact a proposed subdivision service extension will make on Santo Special Utility District’s water service system and payment of the costs for this evaluation;
Payment of reasonable costs or fees by the developer for providing water supply service capacity;
Payment of fees for reserving water supply service capacity;
Forfeiture of reserved water supply service capacity for failure to pay applicable fees;
Payment of cost of any improvements to Santo Special Utility District’s system that are necessary to provide water service.
Construction is according to design by Santo Special Utility District and dedication by the developer of water facilities within the subdivision following inspection.
Santo Special Utility District’s Tariff and a map showing Santo Special Utility District’s service area may be reviewed at the Santo Special Utility District’s office located at 13497 S FM 4, Santo, Texas, the Tariff and service area map are also filed on record at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Austin, Texas, and may be reviewed by contacting the TCEQ, c/o Utility Rates and Services (Certification and Rate Design) Section, Water Utilities Division, P0 Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711.