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Outdoor Burning

Burn Ban in Effect

The Burn Ban is in Effect effective July 6, 2017.  


Click here to view the Outdoor Burn Ban Order & Fireworks Ban Order approved by Commissioners Court on July 10, 2017.

Outdoor Burning Resources
"The TCEQ Outdoor Burning Rule first prohibits outdoor burning anywhere in Texas, and then allows exceptions for specific situations in which burning is necessary or does not pose a threat to the environment.  The rule also prescribes conditions that must be met to protect the environment and avoid other adverse impacts when burning is allowed."  Outdoor Burning in Texas (RG-049), TCEQ, 2008.

Contains guidance for interpreting the TCEQ Outdoor Burning Rule along with an appendix containing the TCEQ Outdoor Burning Rule.

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