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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q. What type of city are we?

A. General Law, Type "A" City.

 

Q.  When was Meadowlakes incorporated?

A.  1985

 

Q. When was the POA formed?

A. 1975

 

Q.  What is our City Charter?

A.  We do not have a City Charter since we are a Type A General Law City; we
      are governed by State Statute.

 

Q.  What are the set-back requirements?

A.  25' if backed up to golf course or road and 5' if backed up to another's
      property.

 

Q.  What is the estimated population?

A.  Information provided by the US Census Bureau. Total     estimated population of Meadowlakes for 2012 was 2,104,     with a median age of 59 - 47% male and 53% female.
    At that time, 29.4% of the residents were over 70, but
    51.7% were under 60, 40% were under 50, and 19.4%
    were under 20.  
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Q.  How many homes are built in Meadowlakes?

A.  As of 5/31/09 approximately 982 homes.

 

Q.  What times may construction workers begin and end their days?

A.  7:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday only.

 

Q.  How do I reserve the lakeside park pavillion.

A.  Call Debbie Holley at 830-693-2951.

 

Q.  What is the minimum square footage allowed per home.

A.  It depends on the lot and zoning, see Code Book Section 150.

 

Q.  When are building permits required?  

A.   A building permit is not required for repairs of existing structures as long as you are       replacing with like or similar materials, there are no electrical or plumbing being run,       and you are not changing height, length, etc.  If unsure, always contact the City       secretary.

 

 

Q.   What are our water and sewer rates?

A.   They are contained in Appendix A of the City Ordinances.

 

Q.  What does it cost to register a pet?

A.  All the animal control information including registration, renewal, transfer of
      ownership is contained in appendix A of the City Ordinances.

 

Q. When can garbage be placed at the curb for pickup?

A. Trash is to be placed curbside in the provided blue cart with the arrows
     pointing to the street no sooner than noon Thursday, and to be put away      Saturday morning.
     Please call City Hall at 830-693-6840 for more information.

 

Q. What items are accepted for recycling?

A.  The following items are accepted for recycling:

      PAPER: Newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, brown paper bags and       telephone directories.
      PLASTIC: Opaque milk and water bottles, soda containers and plastic bottles labeled
      #1 PET or #2HDPE.  Please remove lids, rinse and drain.
      ALUMINUM / TIN: Aluminum and steel cans.  Labels do not have to be removed
      please rinse and drain.
      PLEASE NOTE:  GLASS IS NOT RECYCLABLE AND MUST BE DISPOSED OF IN
      YOUR OTHER SOLID WASTE.  PLEASE DO NOT PUT IT IN THE RECYCLING
      CONTAINER.

 

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