Outdoor Burning

  1. County Judge Bill Gravell has lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County today, Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, effective at 3:30 p.m.   

    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: 

    1. Please contact your local fire department. Some fire departments may require a Burn Permit. 
    2.  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.   

    To view the order lifting the burn ban, click here.

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