Burning shall be permitted on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 12:00 noon. All fires shall be completely extinguished by 12:00 noon.  The burning of paper products or dry vegetable matter, such as wood or leaves, by open fire shall be lawful, provided that:

  • Material must be enclosed in a container no larger than a standard 55-gallon drum and have a cover to contain ashes and other materials.
  • Burning shall be constantly attended by a competent person 16 years of age or older until such burning is completely extinguished.
  • A supply of water through a hose or other such extinguisher shall be readily available for the purpose of extinguishing the fire in the event of danger or excessive smoke.
  • Burning shall take place within the confines of the property owned, leased, or rented by the person or persons doing the burning and no closer to any adjoining property line than six feet.