[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lock Haven 3-3-2008 by Ord. No. 815. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Zoning — See Ch. 410.
With the adoption of this chapter, it is the intention of the Council of the City of Lock Haven to establish and impose restrictions upon the construction and operation of outdoor fuel-burning appliances within the limits of the City for the purpose of securing and promoting the public health, comfort, convenience, safety, welfare and prosperity of the City and its inhabitants.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- OUTDOOR FUEL-BURNING APPLIANCE
- A device constructed to burn oil, wood, coal or other fuels manufactured for placement outdoors for the hearing of the living, work, and/or recreation areas of a structure.
All future outdoor fuel-burning appliances are hereby prohibited within the City of Lock Haven.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $300, nor more than $1,000, plus costs. Each day's violation shall constitute a separate offense and notice to the offender shall not be necessary in order to constitute a separate offense, nor shall notice to the offender be necessary in order to constitute an offense. In default of payment of the fine stated herein, such offender may be subject to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.
This chapter shall not be construed to be retroactive and shall not require the removal of any outdoor fuel-burning appliance in existence within the City at the effective date of this chapter. All outdoor fuel-burning appliances in existence at the effective date of this chapter 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 chapter.