Borough of Bonneauville, PA
Adams County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bonneauville 7-20-1982 (Ch. 7, Part 1, of the 1994 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 164.
Zoning — See Ch. 255.
No person, firm, partnership or corporation shall set or start or maintain or permit any fire anywhere within the Borough of Bonneauville except as follows:
A. 
Outside burning shall be permitted in any approved container covered with wire mesh located at least 15 feet from any structure or building.
B. 
Outside burning shall be permitted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and at no other times.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BURNING and FIRE
Includes smoking and smoldering ash or debris and any smoking or smoldering during prohibited hours shall be a violation of this chapter.
This chapter will be enforced by the Borough Police, if any, the Mayor, or in the Mayor's absence, the Borough Manager.
Written permission from the Fire Chief shall be required for persons to burn fence rows, trees, stumps or any other item too large to fit in any approved container as mentioned hereinabove.
All burning as permitted hereunder must be attended by a person 12 years of age or older who must, except for reasonable short absences, attend said fire or burning or smoking or smoldering until said burning is totally extinguished.
[Amended 4-19-1994 by Ord. No. 69]
A. 
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate this chapter shall be subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: warning.
(2) 
Second offense: $50 fine plus costs of prosecution.
(3) 
Third offense: $100 fine plus costs of prosecution.
(4) 
Fourth offense: $200 fine plus costs of prosecution.
(5) 
Fifth offense and each offense thereafter: $1,000 fine plus costs of prosecution.
B. 
In default of payment of such fine and costs, such person, firm or corporation shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.
In the event the County Fire Marshall declares a ban on burning, the Borough of Bonneauville will adhere to the ban; and the Fire Chief shall issue any exemptions in writing at his discretion.