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Victoria County issues disaster declaration due to increasing drought and fire conditions and prohibits the sale, use and discharge of fireworks
06/22/2022

Acting on the authority given to counties under the Texas Constitution, Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller issued a Declaration of Local Disaster for Victoria County in the face of increasingly severe drought and fire conditions, and extended forecasts from the National Weather Service that give little chance of rain over coming weeks.

This Declaration of Local Disaster will prohibit firework sales within Victoria County, which by state law could not have begun until this coming Friday. This Declaration also bans the use of fireworks in areas of the county that are outside Victoria city limits.

Victoria County Disaster Declaration June 21 2022

2022JulyFireworksDisasterDeclarationRelease

Governors approval of firework prohibition June 22, 2022

Resolution Continuing the Disaster Declaration June 27, 2022


Burn Ban in Effect - May 9, 2022
05/09/2022
CURRENTLY UNDER A BURN BAN
Household trash burning in a barrel allowed as long as there's a screen on top consisting of holes no larger than 5/8" inch. Area around barrel should be cleared down to the soil or gravel.
Burning must be supervised; have readily available means to control the fire.
Please contact Victoria County Fire Marshal's Office at (361) 579-9103 if you have any questions regarding burn ban.

Hazard Mitigation Plan Participation Survey
05/02/2022
H20 Partners, Inc. has been contracted to update the Victoria Hazard Mitigation Action Plan. Public input will help the project team to analyze potential natural hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. A public participation survey is available at: https://h2o.surveysparrow.com/s/victoria-county-hazard-mitigation-plan-update/tt-10abc4