Hays County


Burn Ban Lifted March 9 for Unincorporated Areas of County

Posted by Laureen Chernow Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:03:00 PM Categories: Press Releases

Hays County Lifts Burn Ban for Unincorporated Areas


Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County has lifted the ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of the county as of March 9, 2016.

Persons planning to burn outdoors should be aware of wind conditions and delay burning if winds are expected to be gusty or high. Fires should always be attended by an adult and a water source should be available nearby.

Property owners planning to burn should notify the Hays County Emergency Communications Office at 512-393-7896, their local fire department, and as a courtesy their neighbors. More information about outdoor burning is available at www.co.hays.tx.us, choose Fire Marshal under the Law Enforcement dropdown.