City of Las Vegas, NM
San Miguel County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Las Vegas 6-16-1999 by Ord. No. 98-23. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire prevention — See Ch. 233.

§ 154-1 Open burning prohibitions.

A. 
Burning of rubbish, including, but not limited to, waste material, garbage, wastepaper, debris resulting from construction or demolition, paper products, weeds, tree branches, brush, grass and trash is hereby prohibited.
B. 
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, no person shall permit, cause, suffer or allow open burning.

§ 154-2 Contained fires permitted.

Open burning is permitted for fireplaces, wood stoves, recreational, and religious ceremonial purposes.

§ 154-3 Violations and penalties.

After an initial warning, any person found in violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of $500 and/or imprisonment not exceeding 90 days.

§ 154-4 Exceptions approved by Fire Chief.

Exception may be granted if the City of Las Vegas Fire Department has been notified and approved in writing by the Fire Department Fire Chief.