Burn Ban Canceled by Order of County Judge [PDF]
Effective: August 25, 2015 12:00 PM
The Declaration and Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning in Fort Bend County, Texas is canceled. Per Section II of the County's order, the local prohibition of outdoor burning is to remain in effect until rescinded or until a determination is made by the Texas A&M Forest Service that drought conditions no longer exist. Today, the Texas Forest Service is reporting that Fort Bend County has an average KBDI of 388 and today's Fuel Dryness Map depicts Fort Bend County has having above normal moisture; therefore, we conclude drought conditions no longer exist and the County's Declaration and Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning in Fort Bend County is canceled.
As of August 1, 2014, Unincorporated Fort Bend County will utilize the 2012 International Fire Code and related Local Amendments. For more information, visit our Fire Inspection page.