Borough of Essex Fells, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Essex Fells 5-13-1935 by Ord. No. 125 (Ch. 8.24 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Added 10-18-1977 by Ord. No. 77-439; amended 4-15-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-949]
No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit open burning of refuse or plant life nor conduct a salvage operation by open burning except as provided in § 94-2. The penalty for a violation of this section shall be:
A. 
First offense: $50.
B. 
Second offense: $75.
C. 
Third offense: $100.
D. 
Fourth and subsequent offenses: $150.
[Added 10-18-1977 by Ord. No. 77-439]
Open burning shall be permitted for the purpose of outdoor cooking where proper equipment or fireplaces designated for such purpose are utilized.
[Amended 11-17-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-878]
Any person who, by the igniting of any bonfire, brush fire, grass fire, or fire for the burning of leaves, paper or rubbish, makes it necessary for the protection of property from fire or to prevent the spreading of fire to call upon the Borough Fire Department shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties in § 94-4.
[Added 10-18-1977 by Ord. No. 77-439]
Any person who violates this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty. A separate offense shall be deemed to have been committed for each day on which a violation occurs or continues.