Can I start a recreational fire?

A recreational fire may be kindled providing the following restrictions are adhered to:

  • The fire is not offensive or objectionable because of smoke or odor emissions or when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous.
  • The wind velocity must be less than 10 MPH as indicated by the National Weather Service and is in a direction to carry smoke away from neighbors. This can be monitored on cable TV Channel 6.
  • The fire must be located a minimum of 25 feet from any structure. Conditions which could cause a fire to spread within 25 feet of a structure shall be eliminated prior to ignition.
  • It must be fueled with clean dry wood, natural gas or equivalent.
  • Fire extinguishing materials must be at site of burning at all times.
  • The fire shall be attended by a sober, responsible adult at all times.
  • The fire shall be extinguished immediately when the event is completed and/or the responsible adult is leaving the fire.
  • The fire shall be limited in size not larger than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height.
  • A recreational fire is one that is intended for cooking or enjoyment of those present.
  • Trash, yard debris, leaves or any other smoke producing materials shall not be burned.

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2. Are there any regulations for owning pets or animals?
3. Are there rules on parking in fire lanes?
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5. Do my house numbers have to be displayed a certain way?
6. Can I dump unwanted items?
7. Can I start a recreational fire?
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10. What activities do I need a permit for?
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