[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Middletown 7-13-2009 by L.L. No. 6-2009. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- OUTDOOR WOODBURNING FURNACE
- Any accessory appliances, designed and intended, through the burning of wood, for the purpose of heating the principal structure or any other site, building, or structure on the premises.
- VIOLATOR or ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER
- Any person who owns the property at the time the outdoor woodburning furnace has been installed and/or operated or occupies the property and utilizes such outdoor woodburning furnace.
The construction and operation of outdoor woodburning furnaces are hereby prohibited within the City of Middletown.
Any outdoor woodburning furnace in operation at the effective date of this chapter shall cease operation by December 31, 2009.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty, upon conviction, of an offense punishable by a fine not less than $250 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each day's violation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense. Compliance with this chapter may also be compelled and violations restrained by order or by injunction of a court of competent jurisdiction.