Village of Monticello, NY
Sullivan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Monticello 10-17-1994 by L.L. No. 15-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall apply to all outdoor fires and burning within the incorporated limits of the Village and is adopted pursuant to the Village Law, General Municipal Law and Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Monticello hereby finds that the outdoor burning of surplus wood, rubbish, debris, leaves and any and all other materials constitutes a hazard to the public, and the potential for personal injury and unintended property damage by fire or smoke is greatly increased. The aim of the Board of Trustees is to eliminate the potential hazards created by the aforedescribed actions.
Except for outdoor fires for cooking, which fires are confined to a grill, barbecue or pit, all outdoor burning is prohibited within the Village of Monticello.
[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]
Any person found committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation, punishable as provided for in Article III, General Penalty, of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Village of Monticello.