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    News Article | July 20, 2022

    Fireworks/Burn Ban

    Legal Guidance

    "Every summer is the same in Texas, hor and dry. Our commissioners court wants to order a burn ban that automatically renews throughout the summer"

    If drought conditions still exist, must a new burn ban be adopted at the end of each 90 day period?

    Yes. Local Government Code §352.081 contemplates the court issuing new orders at the end of each 90-day period. Section 352.081(c) states that the court may adopt an order that takes effect on the expiration of a previous order.