Town of Elsmere, DE
New Castle County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Elsmere 10-8-2009 by Ord. No. 513. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Dumping of yard waste and refuse — See Ch. 127.
It shall be is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to set on fire or burn any refuse weeds, leaves, limbs, trees, lawns, gardens, rubber tires, plastics, wire, insulation and other smoke-producing materials or other flammable or waste materials outdoors within the Town of Elsmere. This shall be known as "open burning" and shall be prohibited.
The use of road flares, smudge pots, and similar devices associated with safety or occupational uses typically considered open flames or the following recreational fires: cooking fires such as barbecue grills; campfires, patio fire pits, or chiminea; and ceremonial bonfires conducted by established groups such as schools, Indian tribes, or other recognized organizations shall not be considered or known as "open burning" and therefore shall not be prohibited by this chapter.