Court approves outdoor burn ban Posted in: News Following a recommendation by Van Zandt County Fire Marshal James Lehman, the VZC Commissioners Court unanimously approved a 90-day outdoor burn ban in VZC, effective immediately. The action was taken during the Oct. 2 regular meeting of the commissioners’ court. The court agreed to assess and reevaluate the outdoor burn ban ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!