Yes. Outdoor burning in unincorporated Williamson County in general, is legal, if there are no local jurisdiction regulations that prohibit outdoor burning or burn ban restrictions.
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Yes. If you live in an area of the county where waste (trash) collection is available, whether you choose to pay for the service or not outdoor burning of waste in any container is not allowed.
Yes. If there are no local jurisdiction regulations that prohibit outdoor burning or burn ban restrictions. They can also be hauled to a landfill or bundled for trash pickup according to the guidelines of your waste collection company.
Yes. If your land is in unincorporated Williamson County and there are no local jurisdiction regulations that prohibit outdoor burning and there are no burn ban restrictions. You may also use a practical alternative to burning instead; such as Recycling, Composting, Mechanical Chipping or Mulching, Logging, Landfills, and Air Curtain Incineration (trench burning).
Yes. Outdoor burning is allowed for fires used solely for recreational or ceremonial purposes, in the noncommercial preparation of food, or used exclusively for the purpose of supplying warmth during cold weather. However, you may not use a recreational or ceremonial fire to burn waste, trees, brush, grass, leaves, branch trimmings, other plant growth, or any other items that are illegal to burn. The fire must not be a nuisance to others and the person responsible for the burn must be present and remains liable for damages, injuries, or other consequences that may result from burning, even when it is carried out in compliance with these regulations.
You would need to contact the local jurisdiction to assure there are no regulations that prohibit outdoor burning and there are no burn ban restrictions. Control burns in the unincorporated areas of Williamson County must be reported to the Williamson County Communications Center. You may also use the practical alternatives; Recycling, Composting, Mechanical Chipping or Mulching, Logging, and Landfills without obtaining a permit.
No. The following items are illegal to burn; electrical insulation, treated lumber, plastics, non-wood construction/ demolition materials, heavy oils, asphaltic materials, potentially explosive materials, chemical wastes, and items containing natural or synthetic rubber. They must be disposed of at a recycling center or landfill.
Yes. Crop residue burning is allowed as long as there is no burn ban in place. However, when burning you must follow all of the general requirements for allowable outdoor burning listed in the guide (also listed in the answer to the question: Can I burn my waste, trees, brush, grass, leaves, branch trimmings, and other plant growth that is generated from my property only if there is no burn ban?).
Yes, but there are still some additional rules you must follow. These are the general requirements for allowable outdoor burning:
Either the Williamson County Fire Marshal's Office or Williamson County Constables Office can help you with your specific questions regarding outdoor burning.
Control burns in the unincorporated areas of Williamson County must be reported to the Williamson County Emergency Communications Center as follows: