Town of Milton, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. 11, § 11-83, of the prior Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 121.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 158.
No person shall burn or set fire to any lot or land; vegetation, growing or dead; trash; refuse; waste or other matter or thing unless done in an enclosed container, incinerator, stove or fireplace used in a dwelling or building, connected to a chimney or other device so constructed or equipped as to prevent the escaping of flames or sparks therefrom.
The Milton Volunteer Fire Department may burn off any lot within the Town at the request of the owner of the property.
Outside fireplaces shall be allowed for cooking purposes, but not for burning trash.
[Amended 6-4-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-002]
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to such penalties and pay such fines as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.
The application of any penalty set forth herein shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of any prohibited condition.