Can I decline annexation?

No. Chapter 43 of the Local Government Code and the City Charter allow the city to annex properties without the consent of the property owner. This is an involuntary annexation process and by law the property owner cannot decline to be annexed.

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1. Why do cities annex property?
2. Does the City of Boerne have the authority to annex?
3. What is the City's Extraterritorial Jurisdiction?
4. What must a City follow to involuntarily annex property?
5. What is a non-annexation agreement?
6. Can I decline annexation?
7. When will the public hearings be held?
8. If I have questions, who do I call?