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Requests to purchase City of San Antonio properties that are declared as surplus to the needs of the City and utility agencies should be submitted in writing. Include exhibits such as a plat or map of the area, pictures of signage or monuments and other visuals that can assist in processing the request. The request should include the date, the request, purpose, the petitioner (requestor), a representative if applicable, and contact information such as address, phone number and email. Requestors may also use the petition form.
Requests should be mailed to: Real Estate Dispositions, CIMS Department, P. O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
The following steps will assist in the process of purchasing City properties.
Fees are subject to change, and are updated in Municipal Code, chapter 37.
* For a Close/Vacate/Abandonment of a public right-of-way (street or alley); signatures are required by ALL abutting property owners before your request will be processed.
Once a request is received, it will be assigned to a Management Analyst who will review the request. The Management Analyst will contact the requestor to confirm that the request is in process, request additional information if needed and/or to ask questions to clarify the request. The Management Analyst will guide the requestor throughout the process by providing updates on the status of the request and providing a task list of items to be completed.
Wireless Tower Rentals and Fiber Optic Cable requests are now handled through the Information Technology Services Department (ITSD). For more information, call 210.207.8301 or visit their website.
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