For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
   BARBEQUE PIT, SMOKER, OR GRILL. A stationary or portable device, with either electric, gas, wood, or charcoal fuel, which is used for the preparation of food and is allowed by code, but not within or on balconies of any apartment complex or within the Fire Zone Limit as defined and described in § 150.60 of the city code, without first obtaining a permit as outlined in this chapter.
   FIRE PIT REGULATIONS. Regulating governing the use of fire pits and outdoor fireplaces to ensure safety, prevent fires and minimize nuisance to neighbors.
   FIRE PITS. A permanently affixed or portable outdoor fire receptacle, which is made of metal, wire, or masonry and is designed to impede the spread of fire.
   OPEN BURNS. Any fire or smoke-producing activity that is conducted for use of disposing of materials in a place other than an indoor or outdoor fireplace; fire pit; or barbeque pit, smoker, or grill.
   OUTDOOR FIREPLACE. An enclosed and permanently affixed outdoor fire receptacle, which incorporates affixed chimney or flue, and is constructed of brick, rock, or other masonry.
(Ord. 2000-7, passed 10-11-00; Am. Ord. 2021-004, passed 6-14-21)