Recreational fires, barbecue pits, portable fire pits, and outdoor fireplaces are permitted on properties zoned agriculture or residential and occupied by a single- or two-family residence under the following conditions:
(a) Recreational fires shall be at least fifteen (15) feet from any type of a building or structure, combustible material of any form, or property line.
(b) No person shall start or maintain any recreational fire or barbecue pit between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Sunday.
(c) Only clean dry wood can be burned. The burning of garbage, trash, refuse, flammable liquids, and/or combustible liquids in any form is not allowed. NO BURNING OF LEAVES, YARD WASTE OR BRUSH.
(d) Recreational fires, barbecue pits, and outdoor fireplaces shall be contained in an area not to exceed three (3) feet wide by three (3) feet long, or a circle larger than three (3) feet in diameter. The flames of the fire shall be no higher than two (2) feet.
(e) All residential recreational fires and barbecue pits, excluding portable fire pits and outdoor fireplaces as defined, shall be dug into the ground at least six (6) but not more than twelve (12) inches and surrounded on the outside, above ground level, by a non-combustible material extending at least six (6) inches above grade.
(f) Portable fire pits and outdoor fireplaces shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations, within the above requirements, and shall be placed on a non-combustible surface that is at least one and a half (1.5) times larger than the size of the portable fire pit.
(g) Recreational fires shall be conducted only following issuance of and in accordance with the Recreational Fire Permit.