COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)


The Greater Baytown-Chambers County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a non-profit community organization composed of city and school district officials, emergency response personnel, industry and environmental representatives, news media and citizens of Baytown and Chambers County. The LEPC works together to plan for hazardous materials incidents that may occur in our community. 

Visit the Greater Baytown-Chambers County LEPC website for more information on how you and your family can get prepared for a chemical emergency:

Greater Baytown-Chambers County LEPC Shelter-in-Place Educational Video:

Learn how to Shelter-In-Place with an educational video in English and Spanish produced by the LEPC. Click to Watch


 To learn more on how to Shelter-In-Place, read the following SIP instructions below.