Subdivision Policy

Subdivision Policy



Pursuant to Chapter 13.2502 of the Texas Water Code, Dean Water Supply Corporation hereby gives notice that any person who subdivides land by dividing any lot, tract, or parcel of land, within the service area of Dean Water Supply Corporation, Certificate of Convenience and Necessity No.11078 , in Smith County, into two or more lots or sites for the purpose of sale or development, whether immediate or future, including re-subdivision of land for which a plat has been filed and recorded or requests more than two water service connections on a single contiguous tract of land must comply with the “Subdivision Policy” contained in Dean Water Supply Corporation’s tariff.


Dean Water Supply Corporation is not required to extend retail water utility service to a service applicant in a subdivision where the developer of the subdivision has failed to comply with the Subdivision Policy.

Applicable elements of the Subdivision include:

Evaluation by Dean Water Supply Corporation of the impact a proposed subdivision service extension will make on Dean Water Supply Corporation’s water supply service system and payment of the costs for this evaluation;

Payment of reasonable costs or fees by the developer for providing water supply service capacity;

Payment of fees for reserving water supply capacity;

Forfeiture of reserved water supply service capacity for failure to pay applicable fees;

Payment of costs of any improvements to Dean Water Supply Corporation’s system that are necessary to provide the water service;

Construction according to the design approved by Dean Water Supply Corporation and dedication by the developer of water facilities within the subdivision following inspection.

Dean Water Supply Corporation’s tariff and a map showing Dean Water Supply Corporation’s service area may be reviewed at Dean Water Supply Corporation’s offices, at 14411 C R 1134, Tyler, TX 75709; the tariff/policy and service area map also are filed of record at the Public Utility Commission in Austin, Texas and may be reviewed by contacting the PUC, Central Records at 512-936-7180 for assistance.

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