Town of Orange, CT
New Haven County
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A spark arrestor shall:
Be large enough to cover the entire opening of the permitted fire area on which it is used; and
Be constructed of perforated sheet metal or of substantial wire mesh screen capable of withstanding the temperatures of the permitted fire, but in no case less than 600° F.; and
Have perforations or openings which do not exceed 1/2 inch in length and 1/2 inch in width.
Recreational and bonfires shall not create a nuisance to surrounding neighbors, homeowners, people, and property.
Recreational-type fires shall be contained in either a fire pit or recreational appliance.
A recreational-type fire or use of a recreational fire appliance shall be supervised and monitored by a person of at least 16 years of age and who is able to make responsible decisions to adequately control it.
Bonfires and fire pits shall be limited to no more than three feet in diameter or no more than seven square feet in area, and shall not have a fuel stack greater than three feet high.
A spark arrestor shall be used on all fire pits, bonfires.