Village of Oxford, NY
Chenango County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Oxford 8-7-1990 as L.L. No. 3-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention and building construction — See Ch. 145.
Burning material in streets — See Ch. 248, § 248-5.
A person is guilty of illegal burning when he intentionally or recklessly starts or causes a fire or helps a fire to continue to burn or fails to extinguish or attempt to extinguish an open fire, as directed by the Police or Fire Department, within the Village of Oxford, without having first obtained a permit to conduct said fire, issued by the Fire Chief or Assistant Fire Chief and co-signed by the Chief of Police or his designee. This section shall not be construed to include grills, spits or other forms of outdoor cooking.
A fee of ten dollars ($10.) shall be paid for each application to burn; and if the permit is granted, and as a result of the burning, the Fire Department is required to respond to said burn, the applicant shall be assessed an additional fee of one hundred dollars ($100.).
A person in violation of this chapter shall be subject to a fine not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or imprisonment for not more than fifteen (15) days, or both.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.