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The City of Bastrop has enacted Ordinance No. 2019-61 adopting the 2018 International Fire Code and amending Chapter 3 Section 307.1.1.
Chapter 3 Section 307.1.1 Prohibited Open Burning.
(B) Firefighter training conducted under the supervision of the Fire Code Official, or designee.
(C) On-site land clearing on lots of greater than two acres upon which the owner intends to clear the lot itself of selected trees, brush and other natural plant growth and when approved by the Fire Code Official, or designee, and the onsite land clearing is conducted in compliance with state, federal and local laws and regulations. A permit shall be required and approved safety measures shall be employed in accordance with 105.6.
(D) Prescribed burning for the purpose of reducing the impact of wildland fire when authorized by the Fire Code Official. A permit shall be required and approved safety measures shall be employed in accordance with 105.6 and 307.2.
Click here to check the status of the Burn Ban for Bastrop County.
The rules above apply within the City Limits all year long. The Burn Ban is only for the areas outside the City Limits of Bastrop or the unincorporated areas.
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