Borough of Mifflinburg, PA
Union County
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§ 2-101 Definition.

[Ordinance 2001-1, January 16, 2001, Section 1]
OUTDOOR FUEL BURNING APPLIANCE — A device constructed to burn oil, wood, coal or other fuels, manufactured for placement out of doors and used for the heating of the living area of a residence, any business area of any structure or for the heating of any accessory structure.

§ 2-102 Prohibition.

[Ordinance 2001-1, January 16, 2001, Section 2]
All future outdoor fuel burning appliances are hereby prohibited within the Borough of Mifflinburg.

§ 2-103 Penalties.

[Ordinance 2001-1, January 16, 2001, Section 3]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300 and in default of payment of said fine, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days. Every day that a violation of this Part continues shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 2-104 Severability.

[Ordinance 2001-1, January 16, 2001, Section 4]
If any sentence, clause, section or part of this Part is for any reason found to be unconstitutional, illegal or invalid, such unconstitutionality, illegality or invalidity shall not affect or impair any of the remaining provisions, sentences, clauses, sections or parts of this Part. It is hereby declared as the intent of the Borough of Mifflinburg that this Part would have been adopted had such unconstitutional, illegal or invalid sentence, clause, section or part thereof not been included herein.

§ 2-105 Grandfather Clause.

[Ordinance 2001-1, January 16, 2001, Section 5]
This Part shall not be construed to be retroactive and shall not require the removal of any outdoor fuel burning appliance in existence within the Borough at the effective date of this Part. All outdoor fuel burning appliances in existence at the effective date of this Part shall have or must erect a flue or chimney which has a minimum termination height of 20 feet above the natural ground level upon which the appliance is located. If an outdoor fuel burning appliance is more than 50% torn down, physically deteriorated or decayed, any rebuilding or restoration of said outdoor fuel burning appliance shall be a violation of this Part.