About the District

General The District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas, created by order of the Fort Bend County Commissioners’ Court, adopted on July 9, 2002, and operates pursuant to Chapter 49 and 57 of the Texas Water Code.

The District is a conservation and reclamation district created pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 57, Texas Water Code and Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution. The principal functions of the District include constructing and maintaining levees and other improvements on, along and contiguous to rivers, creeks and streams within and adjacent to the District; reclamation of lands within the District from overflow from these streams; the control and distribution of the waters of rivers and streams within and adjacent to the District by straightening and otherwise improving them; the provision of proper drainage and other improvements of the reclaimed land within the District and developing and maintaining recreational facilities.

The District contains approximately 2,331 acres of land and is located approximately 22 miles southwest of the central downtown business district of the City of Houston and lies wholly within the boundaries of the City of Sugar Land. The District also lies within the boundaries of the Fort Bend Independent School District. Access to the District is provided by U.S. Highway 59 (Interstate 69) to University Boulevard

Courtesy Reminder: Due Date for Taxes is January 31, 2018

Your Fort Bend County LID 17 and your MUD Taxes must be paid by 01/31/2018 to avoid penalties and interest. You should have received tax bills from both your LID 17 and your MUD. If you do not escrow your taxes with your mortgage company and you have not received a tax bill, please contact the tax office at (281) 499-1223 or visit their website at www.taxtech.net. It is important that you pay these two separate bills on time to avoid mandatory State law imposed penalties and interest.

Open Community Meeting Monday, October 16th

Open Community Meeting Presented by:
Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 17
Monday, October 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
University Branch Library
14010 University Boulevard,
Sugar Land, Texas

  • The storm drainage system and LID Facilities
  • Past rain events and LID operations
  • Hurricane Harvey and its impact on this District
  • Lessons learned from recent events
  • Resident comments

The meeting will adjourn at 8:15PM to comply with FB University Branch Library rules.