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Bonfires; ceremonial purposes only; i.e. pep rallies, fraternities, sororities, etc.

Category: Burn Permits
Upon receipt of a permit from the fire department, a bonfire shall be no more than six (6) feet by six (6) feet by six (6) feet in dimension and shall burn not longer than four (4) hours. The size and duration of the bonfire shall be increased when it is determined by the fire department that fire safety requirements of the situation and the desirable duration of burn warrant the increase. Fuel for a bonfire shall consist only of seasoned dry firewood and be ignited with a small quantity of paper. The fire shall not be used for waste disposal purposes. The bonfire shall be constantly attended until the fire is extinguished. Fire extinguishing equipment shall be available for immediate use.
Updated 12/7/2017 1:33 PM
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