Town of Zolfo Springs, FL
Hardee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Zolfo Springs 11-12-1996 by Ord. No. 96-5. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Open burning is allowed within the Town limits of the Town of Zolfo Springs so long as the person(s) conducting the burn strictly adheres to the requirements of state law and has obtained any and all necessary permits or permission from the State of Florida for such open burning and such open burning does not create a nuisance within the Town limits. "Open burning" shall be defined as provided in state statutes and rules.
The Town may seek enforced compliance with this chapter by any means provided by law, including but not limited to injunctions or enforcement procedures provided in F.S. Chs. 162 and 166 and the Town's Code Enforcement Ordinance and policies.[1] The civil penalty for persons found in violation of this chapter shall not exceed $500 per day per violation.
Editor's Note: See Ch. 8, Code Enforcement.
Any person who willfully refuses to sign and accept a citation issued by a code inspector shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided by F.S. § 775.082 or 775.083.