Town of Hudson, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Hudson 6-3-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire protection charges — See Ch. 47.
Solid waste — See Ch. 82.

§ 23-1 Notification of County Dispatch required; exceptions.

No person shall set any fire upon any land in the Town of Hudson, except for warming the person or cooking food, until the County Dispatch has been called (386-4701) and given the resident's name, address, phone number and material to be burned.

§ 23-2 Allowable material.

Allowable material to be burned includes the following nonhazardous materials: brush, wood, nonchemically treated lumber, paper, leaves and corrugated cardboard.

§ 23-3 Commercial burning.

Any commercial burning shall require written permission from a Town Board member and any DNR permit that may be required.

§ 23-4 Conditions not favorable for burning.

When conditions are not favorable for burning, any Town Board member, the Hudson Fire Chief or Fire Inspector may call County Dispatch and inform them that burning is not permitted until further notice is given by the Town Board, Hudson Fire Chief or Fire Inspector.

§ 23-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 4-2-2001 by Ord. No. 04-02-01; 5-6-2004]
A. 
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall pay a forfeiture payable to Clerk of Court of St. Croix County, plus court costs, and in addition shall be required to reimburse the Town of Hudson for any expense which it is required to pay because of fire calls caused by such fire.
B. 
Fire charges shall be as follows:
[Amended 7-18-2005; 10-7-2014]
(1) 
Burning without a permit: $250 each offense.
(2) 
Burning during a burning ban: $500, each offense.