• City of Houston City ETJ


    Summary These data layers were originally digitized by the City of Houston Planning and Development Department, GIS Services Division from United States Geographic Survey 1:24000 quad sheets. It was created in 1985, and updated in 1989 using a calculated distance from the city limit line. Portions of the Houston ETJ necessary to build a fully accurate ETJ were updated from legal descriptions in 1997 and in 2008. The legal descriptions originate from the Planning and Development Department Director's Office; their legality is established with the approval of the Houston City Council. See Supplemental Information for Additional Information on Update Status

    Description This feature class depicts the boundary Houston's Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) and the area within.

    Use limitations THE COHGIS DATA REPRESENTS THE BEST INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE CITY. THE CITY DOES NOT WARRANT ITS ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS. FIELD VERIFICATIONS SHOULD BE DONE AS NECESSARY. This product is for informational purposes and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. It does not represent an on-the-ground survey and represents only the approximate relative location of property boundaries.

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