Township of Schuylkill, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Schuylkill 10-3-2001 by Ord. No. 01-07. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Solid waste — See Ch. 303.

§ 122-1 Open burning restrictions.

No person may permit the open burning of material as set forth in Section 129.14 of Chapter 129 of the PADEP Air Pollution Rules and Regulations.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See 25 Pa. Code § 129.14.

§ 122-2 Exceptions.

The requirement of § 122-1 does not apply where the open burning operations result from the following as set forth in Section 129.14(c) of the Commonwealth's Air Pollution Rules and Regulations:
A. 
A fire set to prevent or abate a fire hazard, when approved by the PADEP and set by or under the supervision of a public officer;
B. 
Any fire set for the purpose of instructing personnel in firefighting, when approved by the PADEP;
C. 
A fire set for the prevention and control of disease or pests, when approved by the PADEP;
D. 
A fire set in conjunction with the production of agricultural commodities in their unmanufactured state on the premises of the farm operation;
E. 
A fire set solely for recreational or ceremonial purposes;
F. 
A fire set solely for cooking food;
G. 
A fire set for clearing and grubbing wastes when approved by the PADEP and set by and under the supervision of the Township Fire Marshal.

§ 122-3 Burning of leaves and yard waste prohibited. [1]

Schuylkill Township strictly prohibits the open burning or contained burning of leaves and all yard waste on private property or within public road rights-of-way.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 122-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person, partnership or corporation who or which shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof in a summary proceeding, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 or more than $1,000.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).