Williamson County Judge Lifts Burn Ban 

August 24, 2022 (Williamson County, TX) – County Judge Bill Gravell has lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County today, Wednesday, August 24, 2022, effective at noon.   

“Due to the recent rains and higher humidity levels, I am lifting the burn ban; however, if the weather continues to be warm and dry, the burn ban could be implemented again as early as next week, so please burn while conditions are favorable,” 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: 

  1. Please contact your local fire department – Some fire departments may require a Burn Permit. 
  2. 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 order lifting the burn ban can be found on the website here: https://www.wilco.org/Portals/0/Departments/Terminating%20Outdoor%20Burn%20Ban%208_24_2022.pdf

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