Newly Annexed Property Questions
Once a property that is in the Cibolo ETJ is annexed, that property is part of the City of Cibolo. Below is a list of frequently asked questions by new Cibolo residents.
- What do I gain from being annexed into the City of Cibolo?
- Will being in the city limits affect my property values?
- What zoning is placed on my property upon annexation? How does the city rezone property?
- How will implementing zoning allow the city to protect and defend property values?
- What services will I receive for my City tax dollars?
- Will I lose my agriculture exemptions?
- What will my taxes be now that I am in the City?
- When will I have to pay City taxes?
- Might the landowners’ taxes be “frozen” as is, for a period of time to allow them to budget for any increase in taxes if it becomes necessary?
- For those retired or on fixed income, what options are there to avoid expense in the form of city property tax?
- What will the City do about my “road”?
- Does annexation affect existing easements along public roads and does it affect deed restrictions?
- Is there a legal time limit within which a city is required to provide services to annexed areas?
- Do I have to connect to City water or sewer service if I currently have a well and septic system?
- What is a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN)?
- Can I still keep my animals and livestock?
- Will I have to remove my barns, pens, and other non-conforming structures?
- Will I have to request building permits for a new home, fence, deck, etc.?
- I already have a building permit from the County. Can I still move forward with a project if annexed?
- If annexed will my address change?
- Can I burn brush or tree limbs? Is there a burn ban?