Planning for Emergencies

— Kay Allen, Emergency Planning Coordinator As the Emergency Planning Coordinator for the City of Dripping Springs, my job is to find ways to deal with hazards and disasters that may affect our community. It’s a team effort that involves first responders (fire department, EMS, law enforcement), church groups, community civic groups and service organizations, […]

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What’s Regulated in the City Limits vs. Extraterritorial Jurisdiction?

Some of the most common questions we receive about zoning and land development regulations are how they relate to new developments. The answers really depend on location. That’s because many regulations that apply within city limits, by law, do not apply in the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction or ETJ. I’ll explain further along in this post. […]

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