Burn Ban Status

Williamson County Lifts Burn Ban Effective at 2 p.m. on Oct. 28

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

“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.  

A copy of the signed order lifting the burn ban can be found here.