[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Sweden 11-22-1994 by L.L. No. 2-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Public assemblies — See Ch. 55.
Fire prevention and building construction — See Ch. 105.
It shall be prohibited to open burn any materials in the Town of Sweden unless a permit has been obtained from the Town Clerk.
Permits will only be issued for the purpose of burning tree stumps, branches, incidental wood scrap material and brush cleared from land used for agriculture.
Each burning event shall require a separate permit.
Applications shall include the following:
After issuance of a permit, the property owner shall give twenty-four-hour notification to the Code Enforcement Officer of the intent to burn.
The burning of garbage, plastic, rubber, bedding, paint cans and other petroleum-based products or hazardous waste shall be strictly prohibited and cause for immediate revocation of the permit and may result in further civil action and penalties. In addition, green or wet material shall be required to be seasoned or allowed to dry before the issuance of a permit.
Residents of one-, two- and three-family dwellings may be permitted to conduct a recreational fire after review of circumstances by the Code Enforcement Officer. Recreational fires do not include burn barrels or any other fire events that contain household rubbish.
[Added 8-22-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
Violations of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.