CHAPTER VII. FIRE PROTECTIONCHAPTER VII. FIRE PROTECTION\ARTICLE 4. OPEN BURNING

For the purposes of this article, the term open burning shall mean the burning of a bonfire, rubbish fire or other fire in an outdoor location where fuel being burned is not contained in an incinerator, outdoor fireplace, barbecue grill or barbecue pit.

(Ord. 1613, Sec. 1)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to kindle or maintain any bonfire or any rubbish fire or authorize any such fire to be kindled or maintained on or in any public sidewalk, street, alley, road or other public ground, except in authorized fireplaces in park locations, unless permission from the fire department shall have first been obtained.

(b)   It shall be unlawful for any person to kindle or maintain any bonfire, rubbish fire or trash fire nor permit any such fire to be kindled or maintained on any private property within the City except as authorized by the governing body of the City of Russell, Kansas.

(Ord. 1613, Sec. 1)

Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) and each day of failure to comply with such provisions of this article shall constitute a separate offense.

(Ord. 1613, Sec. 1; Code 2017)