A friendly reminder to our residents:
Burning in the public right-of-way is not permitted. Raking your leaves into the public right-of way is not permitted.
Sec. 30-22. – Permitted fires.
Outside fires shall be permitted under the following conditions:
(1) Recreational fires. Fires for recreational purposes, such as bonfires and fires for outdoor cooking; provided that the person starting the fire obtains permission in advance from the Village Police Department.
(2) Landscape waste. The burning of landscape waste, including wood, leaves and grass clippings, shall be permitted only during daylight hours.
(Ord. No. 1217, § 2, 10-28-1999)
Sec. 30-23. – Requirements for permitted fires.
Any fire permitted pursuant to this Article shall be subject to the following requirements:
(1) Adult supervision. The fire must be attended by an adult at all times. Fires must be extinguished before the adult or adults attending the fire leave the area.
(2) Containment near structures. No fire may be started or maintained within 20 feet of any structure unless the fire is contained in a fireplace or other area constructed for the purpose of burning materials that is approved for such purpose by the Village Fire Chief.
(3) Prohibited materials. The following materials may not be used as fuel for fires or otherwise burned: tires, rubber, oil, plastic, chemicals, flammables or hazardous substances.
(4) Prohibited locations. No fire may occur upon any right-of-way, highway or street.
(Ord. No. 1217, § 3, 10-28-1999)