Open Texas Order

General Updates

Update - May 5, 2020

The Governor's Office has issued a guide for compliance with the Governor's recent Executive Orders and his initiative to Open Texas, titled The Governor's Report to Open Texas (PDF). This report contains various safety guidelines as well as checklists for consumers, employees, and employers to follow during this phase of the COVID-19 crisis in Texas.

Update - May 5, 2020

The Williamson County Fire Marshal has an Occupational Load Calculator to assist you with determining the occupational load, with various percentages, for a given space and use. This is for educational purposes only. Consult your local Building Official or Fire Marshal to determine your official occupant load. Contact the Texas Department of Emergency Management to verify compliance with any Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) related regulations or guidelines required by the Office of the Texas Governor.

The Williamson County Judge's Stay Home Stay Safe Order expires at 11:59 am, April 30, 2020. Williamson County's Local State of Disaster declaration remains in effect.

Effective April 27, 2020, with some portions going into effect on May 1, 2020, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-18, which supersedes Executive Order GA-16.

This text was updated on April 30, 2020, at 5:40 pm.

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