Nacogdoches County Lifts Burn Ban

September 10, 2018 - Effective Immediately, the Order Restricting Outdoor Burn (Burn Ban) has been lifted for the unincorporated portions of Nacogdoches County.

August 29, 2018 - Effective immediately, Nacogdoches County is under a burn ban. The commissioner's court placed this into effect this morning at the commissioner's court meeting. Due to the lack of rain and dry conditions in our county we ask that all our citizens please comply with this order. This order will remain in effect until conditions change for our county and the order is rescinded by the County Judge.

This order does not prohibit outdoor burning activities related to public health and safety that are authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for (1) Firefighter training; (2) public utility, natural gas pipeline or mining operations; or (3) planting or Harvesting of agricultural crops; or, (4) burns that are conducted by a prescribed burn manager certified under Natural Resources Code 3.048 and meet the standards of Natural Resources Code 3.04.

In accordance with Local Government Code  2.081(h), a violation of this Order is a Class C misdemeanor.