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(A) No person shall burn any stumps, leaves, lawn clippings, rubbish, trash, wood, garbage, food containers, paper, or other combustible material in any street, alley, private, or public place, except in an approved incinerator.
(B) This section does not apply to the use of indoor fireplaces, or outdoor campfires in designated areas in public parks.
(C) Outdoor campfires are permitted on private property, so long as they do not burn any material that endangers surrounding property, create a nuisance or are a hazard as determined by the City Manager, Fire Chief, or their designees, and conform to the other regulations of this section. Campfires must be in contained above-ground fire pits that are 36 inches or less in diameter and must meet other reasonable specifications as set by the Fire Chief. Flames must not exceed three feet in height. The campfire shall be not less than 15 feet from any wood-frame structure and not less than ten feet from any fence, tree, hedge, or property line, and adequate provision must be made to prevent fire from spreading with all combustible material removed from the area. All campfires shall be under the direct and constant supervision and control of a person at least 18 years of age.
(D) If a city police officer, Fire Department personnel, City Manager, or designee requests that a fire be extinguished on public or private property for an alleged violation of this chapter, the person shall promptly extinguish the fire.
(E) The City Commission may establish a permit system and fee schedule by resolution for the regulation of outdoor campfires on private property.
(Ord. 06-02, passed 5-15-2006) Penalty, see § 92.99