Game Room Regulations

County Judge Fort Bend County, TX

Robert E. Hebert Fort Bend County Judge Phone (281) 341-8608 www.fortbendcountynews.info

For Immediate Release

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court adopted regulations that will provide Fort Bend County public safety officials with the necessary tools for monitoring game room operations.  These rules became effective September 8th and will require a permit issued by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office in order for the facility to open and operate.  There will no longer be tinted windows or restricted access to the building and hours of operation will be from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.  Game rooms currently in business will be required to abide by the regulations and must apply for a permit within the next 6 weeks, then come into compliance with the rules within 60 days.  These new regulations encourage lawful activity and are within the parameters of State laws. For more information, please visit: http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=1726.

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