Notice Instructions - Rules 95 and 97

New Facility

Statewide Rules 95 and 97 of the Railroad Commission of Texas require you to mail or deliver a copy of the application to: the surface owner of the tract where the storage facility is proposed to be located and of each adjoining tract; each oil, gas, or salt leaseholder of the tract where the storage facility is proposed to be located and of each adjoining tract; the county clerk; and the city clerk, if the facility is located within city limits. The copy of the application (Form H-4) must be mailed or delivered on or before the date the application is mailed to or filed with the Commission.

In addition, notice in the form attached  must be published once a week for three consecutive weeks, at your expense, in a newspaper of general circulation for the county where the facility is proposed to be located. You must furnish to the Commission a clipping of the published notice, plus a sworn affidavit from the newspaper that the newspaper is of general circulation in the applicable county. It is recommended that the attached affidavit of publication form be used for this purpose.

Amendment to an Existing Permit

Statewide Rules 95 and 97 of the Railroad Commission of Texas require you to provide a copy of the application, by mail or delivery: to the surface owner of the tract where the storage facility is located and of each adjoining tract; each oil, gas, or salt leaseholder of the tract where the storage facility is located and of each adjoining tract; the county clerk; and the city clerk, if the facility is located within city limits. The copy of the application (Form H-4) must be mailed or delivered on or before the date the application is mailed to or filed with the Commission.

In addition, notice in the attached form must be published once a week for three consecutive weeks, at your expense, in a newspaper of general circulation for the county where the facility is located. You must furnish to the Commission a clipping of the published notice, plus a sworn affidavit from the newspaper that the newspaper is of general circulation in the applicable county. It is recommended that the attached affidavit of publication form be used for this purpose.

Last Updated: 3/23/2016 3:10:09 PM