Borough of Lake City, PA
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lake City 3-14-2011 by Ord. No. 400-11.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 28.
Nuisances — See Ch. 43.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 35, Fires; Outdoor Burning, adopted 5-15-1972 by Ord. No. 205-72, as amended.

§ 35-1 Prohibited acts.

No person or persons, partnership, firm, business associations and corporations or other legal entity shall set, maintain or permit any out-of-door fires on any private or public property in the Borough of Lake City.

§ 35-2 Exceptions.

Recreational out-of-door fires shall be an exception and permitted on private property within the Borough under the following restrictions and shall be strictly adhered to:
A. 
All such fires shall be closely attended outside at all times by a responsible adult until such time as the flame and smoke are completely extinguished.
B. 
All such fires shall be a minimum of 15 feet from any building, structure, property line or public sidewalk area.
C. 
All such fires shall burn only clean, dry, and nontreated wood.
D. 
All such fires shall burn in an area two feet or less in height and four feet in diameter.
E. 
All such fires shall burn in a fire ring, a commercially manufactured fireplace or a fire pit.
F. 
No fires shall generate objectionable smoke.

§ 35-3 Portable grills.

Portable outdoor grills, fired by propane or charcoal, and designed for food preparation, are excluded from the provisions of this chapter.

§ 35-4 Violations and penalties.

Any person or persons, partnership, firm, business associations, or corporation who shall violate or fail to conform to any the provisions of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction thereof before a District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine or penalty of not less than $100 and not more than $500 for the use of the Borough of Lake City, and costs of suit, for each violation, and, in default thereof, such person or persons, partnership, firm, business associations or corporations shall be committed to the county jail for a period not exceeding 10 days with the right of appeal as in other cases of summary convictions.

§ 35-5 Payment of fines.

All fines levied, assessed and paid under the terms of this chapter shall be payable by the District Justice to the Treasurer of the Borough of Lake City for the general use of the Borough.