Town of Salina, NY
Onondaga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Salina 9-19-1966. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire prevention — See Ch. 121.

§ 78-1 Short title.

This chapter shall be known as the "Bonfire Ordinance of the Town of Salina, 1966."

§ 78-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BONFIRE
Includes all burning of any name and description being done out of doors.
PERSON
Includes an individual, society, club, firm, partnership, corporation or an association of persons, and the singular number shall include the plural number.
PRIVATE PLACE
Includes all lands other than public places or public streets.
[1]
PUBLIC PLACE
Includes all lands owned by municipal corporations, public authorities, school districts, improvement districts and charitable organization.
PUBLIC STREET
Includes all lands within the boundary lines of a public highway or roads.
[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 78-3 Prohibited acts.

A. 
No person shall make, assist in making or cause to be made any bonfires in or upon any public street or public or private places within the Town of Salina.
B. 
No person shall make, assist in making or cause to be made any fire for the burning of leaves or paper in any public street or any public place or in any other place, private or otherwise, within the Town of Salina.
C. 
No person shall make, assist in making or cause to be made any bonfire in any other place within the Town of Salina except as follows:
(1) 
Burning of fuel in a receptacle for the purpose of cooking food in a manner which does not endanger the safety of persons or property.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 78-4 Exceptions.

[Added 9-10-1990]
The provisions of § 78-3 shall not apply if a valid permit is obtained from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the conditions of any such permit are fully complied with.

§ 78-5 Penalties for offenses. [1]

Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty set in accordance with Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty. Each continued violation shall constitute a separate additional violation.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).