Outdoor Burning

  1. Burn Ban Status

County Judge Bill Gravell has lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County today, Friday, October 28, 2022, effective 2 pm.

"Due to the recent rains and cooler weather, I am lifting the burn ban," said County Judge Bill Gravell.

Please be cautious with any outdoor burning activity. Outdoor burning must be conducted under state regulations found in Texas Administrative Code Section 30 TAC 111.219.

Prior to conducting control burns, please take the following steps:

  • Please contact your local fire department - Some fire departments may require a Burn Permit.
  • Please contact Williamson County Communications - Please call and report your control burn to Williamson County Communications at 512-864-8282. Williamson County Communications should be able to inform you of any burning restrictions that Williamson County Communications has been made aware of and that may exist.

Read a copy of the signed order lifting the burn ban - County Judge Termination of Burn Ban Order (PDF).

  1. Outdoor Burning

A Citizen’s Guide to Outdoor Burning

Do's and Don'ts for Outdoor Burning at Your Residence
Lo Que Debe y No Debe Hacerse Al Quemar Al Aire Libre En Su Residencia
Outdoor Burning in Texas

Texas Burn Ban Counties

Texas Burn Ban Counties

Texas Fire Danger Counties

Forecast Fire Danger

Texas Drought Index Map

Keetch-Byram Drought Index