Borough of Eddystone, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Eddystone 7-3-1961 by Ord. No. 381, approved 7-3-1961. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 143.
No person or persons shall set or maintain any fire upon any of the streets, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough of Eddystone, or burn or cause to be burned thereon any paper, boxes, rubbish, leaves or other material or substance of any kind.
Out-of-door fires shall be permitted upon private property in the Borough of Eddystone, provided that the following regulations and restrictions are strictly adhered to:
Every such out-of-door fire shall be built in and confined to a noncombustible container covered with a screen of one-half-inch mesh or smaller, or other suitable noncombustible container.
No such fire shall be closer than 15 feet to any building or to any property line.
No such fire shall be allowed to burn on any day except between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
[Amended 2-17-1975 by Ord. No. 438; 1-9-1989 by Ord. No. 524, approved 1-9-1989]
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter before any District Justice shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs of prosecution and, in default thereof, to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed 30 days.