Property Acquisition

Landowner's Rights

As a landowner you have very specific rights regarding your property. These rights are protect in the State of Texas through the Landowner's Bill of Rights (PDF). Please review this document carefully.

Acquiring Property for City Related Projects

Capital Improvement Projects within the City of Cedar Hill may require the city to obtain a certain amount of right-of-way. Any time a landowner is impacted, the City will contact the landowner directly and start the right-of-way acquisition process which will include providing the owner with the following documents via certified mail:

  1. Landowner's Bill of Rights
  2. Draft Deed Language
  3. Survey Information
  4. Copy of CERTIFIED Appraisal
  5. Informative Cover Letter
  6. Map of Project