Village of Tarrytown, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tarrytown 12-16-1963 (Ords. 4.9 and 4.10 of the 1959 Unified Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 165.

§ 109-1 Open burning restricted.

All outdoor fires of any material or fuel are prohibited within the village except as follows:
The burning of leaves, brush or paper in an iron or wire receptacle completely covered with an iron or wire top and so constructed as to prevent the flying of ashes therefrom.
The burning of coal, charcoal or wood, solely for cooking purposes, in an outdoor home fireplace or barbecue so designed and constructed as to prevent the flying of ashes therefrom.

§ 109-2 Emergency prohibition on burning.

[Amended 7-18-1966]
Whenever the Board of Trustees shall determine that there exists a state of emergency caused by conditions of drought or shortage of water or water pressure or other condition creating abnormal fire hazard to person or property, it may, by resolution, declare a state of emergency and prohibit the burning of leaves, wood, paper or any other material or substance outdoors within the village until the adoption by the Board of Trustees of a further resolution terminating such state of emergency, said resolution to be published and posted in the manner prescribed by law for the publication and posting of an ordinance but to take effect immediately upon such publication and posting.

§ 109-3 Penalties for offenses.

[Added 5-6-1991 by L.L. No. 5-1991]
Penalties shall be as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II.