Village of Northport, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Northport 9-26-1995 by L.L. No. 8-1995 (Ch. 29 of the 1966 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garbage, rubbish and littering — See Ch. 252, Art. I.

§ 155-1 Permit required for rubbish fire or bonfire.

No person shall kindle or maintain any outdoor rubbish fire or bonfire or authorize any such fire anywhere within the Incorporated Village of Northport to be kindled or maintained without a permit.

§ 155-2 Permit for burning of construction waste materials.

During construction or demolition of buildings or structures, no waste materials or rubbish shall be disposed of by outdoor burning on the premises or in the immediate vicinity without having obtained a permit.

§ 155-3 Regulations for maintaining outdoor fires.

No person shall kindle or maintain any outdoor rubbish fire or bonfire or authorize any such fire to be kindled or maintained on private land unless:
A. 
The location is not less than 50 feet from any structure and adequate provision is made to prevent fire from spreading to within 50 feet of any structure.
B. 
The fire is contained in an approved waste burner approved by the Fire Marshal located safely not less than 15 feet from any structure.

§ 155-4 Prohibition of fires when certain atmospheric conditions prevail.

The Chief of the Fire Department may prohibit any or all outdoor rubbish fires and bonfires when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fire hazardous.

§ 155-5 Fires on land owned by another.

No person shall kindle a fire upon the land of another without permission of the owner thereof or his agent.

§ 155-6 Application for and issuance of permits.

A. 
Applications for an outdoor fire or bonfire may be obtained at the village office. There shall be no application fee.
B. 
Permits for outdoor fires or bonfires shall be issued by the Fire Marshal. There shall be no fee for this permit.

§ 155-7 Penalties for offenses. [1]

A violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not to exceed $250, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment, for each offense, and each day a violation continues shall be a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).