Tuesday, November 15, 2022 the Harris County Commissioners Court accepted HCFMO’s request to lift the burn ban in unincorporated Harris County. The ban went into effect on October 25, 2022.
Although the burn ban has been lifted, outdoor burning remains prohibited throughout Texas.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Outdoor Burning Rule allows for some exceptions designed to protect the environment and promote public health and safety.
Click here to learn more about the exceptions.