The Hays County Commissioners Court has lifted the burn ban in Hays County, effective July 16, due to recent and expected rainfall in the area. The Court reviews the need for a burn ban at is weekly Commissioners Court meeting. If conditions warrant, the County Judge has the authority to impose the ban without the Court convening.
Residents are asked to notify their local fire department when planning to burn and as a courtesy their neighbors as well.
Questions about this announcement can be forwarded to the Hays County Fire Marshal at 512.393.7339.