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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