City of Watertown, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Watertown 1-15-1968 as Sec. 59-8 of Ch. 59 of the 1949 Code. Section 108-2 added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 98.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 148.
Hazardous and objectionable conditions — See Ch. 169.

§ 108-1 Prohibitions.

The disposal of refuse and waste by outdoor burning, bonfires, open fires of any type or burning cans of any type is hereby prohibited in the City of Watertown. Nothing here shall be construed to prohibit the preparation of meals on small outdoor grills or small outdoor fireplaces. Such grills and fireplaces, however, shall not be used for the disposal of refuse and waste.

§ 108-2 Penalties for offenses.

[Added 12-1-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1986]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.) nor more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or imprisonment for not more than fifteen (15) days, or both. Each day of continued violation is a separate and distinct offense.