A.   The burning of landscape waste shall be permitted, but only:
      1.   Between the hours of six o'clock (6:00) A.M. and six o'clock (6:00) P.M.
      2.   On the premises from which such landscape waste is generated.
      3.   When atmospheric conditions will readily dissipate contaminants.
      4.   If such burning does not create a visibility hazard on roadways.
      5.   If such burning is contained wholly on private property and not on any public grounds or street and/or alley right of way.
      6.   If such burning activity is continually monitored and attended by a responsible person in charge, equipped with a means to readily extinguish said burning activity.
   B.   The following activities shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter, provided they are in compliance with other applicable state and local laws or restrictions:
      1.   The setting of fires to combat or limit existing fires, when reasonably necessary in the judgment of a responsible government official.
      2.   The burning of fuels for legitimate campfire, recreational and cooking purposes, or in domestic fireplaces, where consistent with other laws; provided, that no garbage or refuse shall be burned in such cases; and provided further, that such burning of fuels by persons, firms or corporations for legitimate campfire and recreational purposes after the hour of six o'clock (6:00) P.M. shall be allowed, but only:
         a.   If said burning activity is totally extinguished by twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight.
         b.   If said burning is continuously monitored at the site by a responsible person in charge.
         c.   If adequate means are in place at all times to extinguish the blaze.
         d.   If said burning activity is wholly contained on the private property of the person, firm or corporation.
      3.   Small open flames for heating tar, for welding, acetylene torches, highway safety flares and the like. (Ord. 1053, 1-3-1991)