Outdoor Burning

As of September 1, 2005 new Texas legislation prohibits the burning of household refuse or rubbish in Montgomery County on less than 5 Acres of land or within 300 feet of neighborhood or subdivision.


Violation of this State Law is a Class C Misdemeanor punishable by mandatory Community Service and a fine of up to $500.


For more information or any questions contact the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office at (936) 538-8288. 


Montgomery County Fire Marshal Website


Texas Drought Monitor


Texas A&M Forest Service


Texas Wildfire Protection Plan Resources


Do's & Don't of Outdoor Burning

TCEQ Outdoor Burning Brochure - English

TCEQ Outdoor Burning Brochure - Spanish






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