(a) In this section, "property owners' association" has the meaning assigned by Section 202.001, Property Code. (b) Except as otherwise provided by this section, a property owners' association may not enforce or adopt a restrictive covenant that prohibits a property owner from displaying on the owner's property one or more signs advertising a candidate or measure for an election: (1) on or after the 90th day before the date of the election to which the sign relates; or (2) before the 10th day after that election date. (c) This section does not prohibit the enforcement or adoption of a covenant that: (1) requires a sign to be ground-mounted; or (2) limits a property owner to displaying only one sign for each candidate or measure. (d) This section does not prohibit the enforcement or adoption of a covenant that prohibits a sign that: (1) contains roofing material, siding, paving materials, flora, one or more balloons or lights, or any other similar building, landscaping, or nonstandard decorative component; (2) is attached in any way to plant material, a traffic control device, a light, a trailer, a vehicle, or any other existing structure or object; (3) includes the painting of architectural surfaces; (4) threatens the public health or safety; (5) is larger than four feet by six feet; (7) contains language, graphics, or any display that would be offensive to the ordinary person; or (8) is accompanied by music or other sounds or by streamers or is otherwise distracting to motorists. (e) A property owners' association may remove a sign displayed in violation of a restrictive covenant permitted by this section.
Tex. Elec. Code § 259.002
Renumbered by Acts 2019, Texas Acts of the 86th Leg.- Regular Session, ch. 824,Sec. 3, eff. 9/1/2019.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1010, Sec. 1, eff. June 18, 2005.