Protection of Public Parks and Recreational Lands (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Texas


   
Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Protection of Public Parks and Recreational Lands (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Primary Website http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PW/htm/PW.26.htm
Applicable Jurisdiction Public parks and recreational lands


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

A program or project that requires the use of a public park, recreational area, scientific area, wildlife refuge, or historic site may not be approved by any department, agency, political subdivision, county, or municipality of this state unless there is no feasible and prudent alternative to the use or taking of such land; and the program or project includes all reasonable planning to minimize harm to the land resulting from the use or taking.



Policy Contact

Department Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Address 4200 Smith School Road

Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78744
Phone (512) 389-4800
Phone 2 (800) 792-1112



     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Parks and Wildlife Code 26




Authority 2: Tex. Admin. Code 31-2.59



















References