Town of Badin Ordinance 94-2

TOWN OF BADIN ORDINANCE 94-2

BURNING ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Badin deems it to be in the best interest of the health and safety of the citizens of Badin to restrict and prohibit certain burning within the corporate limits of the Town.

THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Badin Town Council as follows:

Section 1. The burning of leaves within the corporate limits of the Town of Badin is prohibited.

Section 2. The burning of brush, limbs, cut timber, trash or debris on any public right-of-way or facility, including any street, sidewalk, gutter, alleyway, park or any other property owned by the Town of Badin, is prohibited.

Section 3. The burning of brush, limbs, cut timber, trash or debris within one hundred (100) feet of any structure within the corporate limits of the Town of Badin is prohibited unless such burning takes place within a confined enclosure which is designed and adequate to prevent the escape of fire. The unattended burning of any brush, limbs, cut timber, trash or debris within the corporate limits of the Town of Badin is prohibited.

Section 4. The burning of any brush, limbs, cut timber, trash or debris after dark within the corporate limits of the Town of Badin is prohibited.

Section 5. No burning shall take place within the corporate limits of the Town of Badin if an "Open Burning Permit" is required under North Carolina law unless such Open Burning Permit is first obtained from a State Forester, authorized member of the Badin Volunteer Fire Department or other authorized person. No Town of Badin permit shall be required.

Section 6. Violation of this Ordinance shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of up to $50.00. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense.

Section 7. This Ordinance may be enforced by any officer of the Badin Police Department, zoning enforcement officer or other officers specifically authorized by the Badin Town Council.

Section 8. This Ordinance shall be effective upon passage.

This Ordinance was duly passed by the Badin Town Council on the 8th day of February, 1994. 

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