Outdoor Burning

 

Outdoor Burning

 

101 Garbage Burning Prohibited. 

It shall be unlawful for any person to dispose of by burning any garbage or any man-made materials, including, but not limited to, rubber leather, mattresses, furniture, plastics, greases and oils, within the Borough except as hereinafter provided.  (Ord, 9/12/1977, 1: as amended by Ord. 4/12/1993)    

 

102 Vegetative Burning Prohibited.

 It shall be unlawful for any person to dispose of by burning, any vegetative material including, but not limited to, tree branches, leaves, grasses, weeds, and/or lumber within in the Borough except as hereinafter provided: 

A.     Council may, each Spring and Fall, authorize the burning of vegetative material by giving adequate public notice of the dates and times during which such burning may be authorized.

B.     Notice shall be provided, in part, by advertising the time and date in the Perry County Times, and any such postings or advertising as borough Council shall deem appropriate.  It shall be unlawful to burn vegetative materials at any time than that set by Council.

1)      Such burning shall not however, be permitted between sunset and sunrise.

2)      Such burning shall not be within twenty (20) feet of any building or structure.

3)      Such burning shall not be permitted unless the same is, at all times under the constant supervision of an adult person until the same is extinguished. 

4)      Such burning shall not be permitted unless the fire is confined and limited to such size and location as will not endanger the rights of persons and the property of others. 

 

(Ord.  9/12/1977.  2; as amended by Ord. 4/12/1993)                                                       

103 Burning Paper Products. 

Paper products may be burned in a masonry or metal container Tuesdays and Saturdays through the year, but not within twenty (20) feet of a structure or roadway.  (Ord.  9/12/1977; as added by Ord. 4/12/1993) 104,              

 

104 Penalties. 

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.00) plus cost and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days.  (Ord. 9/12/1977, 3; as amended by Ord, 4/12/1993)