Warren County, VA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Warren County 11-19-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire protection and prevention — See Ch. 93.
Fireworks — See Ch. 96.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 102.
Nuisances — See Ch. 125.
For purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings respectively ascribed to them:
BARBEQUE
An enclosed, except the top which need not be enclosed, grill, pit, or outdoor fireplace for cooking food.
OPEN BURNING
The burning of any matter in such a manner that the products resulting from combustion are emitted directly into the atmosphere without passing through a stack, duct, or chimney.
Except as hereinafter provided, all open burning is prohibited in the following designated areas of Warren County, which, in the opinion of the Board of Supervisors, are so heavily populated as to make such burning dangerous to the inhabitants thereof or their property:
A. 
Within the boundary lines of High Knob Subdivision, as set forth on the plats of said subdivision recorded by High Knob, Incorporated, in the Clerk's office of the Circuit Court of Warren County.
B. 
Within the boundary lines of all sections of Blue Mountain Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Maps 15A; 16A; 24A, Sheets 1 and 2; 24B, Sheets 1 and 2; and 24D.
[Added 11-16-2004]
Open burning is permitted for one or more of the following reasons or purposes:
A. 
The cooking of food in a barbeque.
B. 
Open burning is allowed when done in performance of an official duty of any public health or safety officer if the fire is necessary for one or more of the following reasons or purposes:
(1) 
For the prevention of a fire hazard which cannot be abated by other means;
(2) 
For the instruction of public fire fighters under supervision of the Warren County Fire Chief or his designee; or
(3) 
For the protection of public health.