Information Related to Outdoor Burning and Burn Bans in Grayson County, Texas:
Outdoor Burning & Burn Ban Status:
This information is related to outdoor burning, burn bans in the unincorporated areas of Grayson County only. If you live in a city in Grayson County, please contact your local city hall for information about the ordinances of your city on this subject.
We are frequently asked if Grayson County has a burn ban. In an effort to keep the information publicly available at all times, you can always check this website. Our burn ban “status” is posted here and is always current. That being said, it is our duty to remind you that even when there is no burn ban in place, folks in Grayson County cannot assume they can burn anything, anytime, anywhere.
There are State laws, rules and regulations governing outdoor burning. Failure to follow them can be a criminal offense and can result in civil liability. It is your responsibility to understand the law before you burn and know that if anyone gets hurt or property is damaged by your actions, you can be held responsible.
Please educate yourself on the outdoor burning rules and laws before you burn. The link below will provide a download of the current publication from TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) on the subject:
It is your responsibility to know the current weather conditions and to determine if it is safe to conduct outdoor burning. The National Weather Service provides a delay weather briefing to assist you which is available at the following link: NWS Daily Fire Weather Briefing
There are other fire weather products on the NWS pages, including a fire weather planner at: NWS Fire Weather Information