Texas Dirt Law


Last week, a Texas appellate court in Noell v. City of Carrollton (opinion available here) invalidated a Carrollton ordinance and order closing Air Park Dallas—putting the kibosh, at least for now, on efforts to re-develop the Air Park into a mixed use development.  The case addresses the limits of a municipality’s nuisance abatement power and the crafting of real property related ordinances.  Perhaps most importantly though, it is a cautionary tale about being… Read More