Chapter 8.30


8.30.010    Outdoor burning prohibited.

8.30.020    Exceptions to ban on outdoor burning.

8.30.030    Violation – Penalty.

8.30.010 Outdoor burning prohibited.

In accordance with the decision of the Puget Sound Air Pollution Control Agency made in accordance with the provisions of the Washington Clean Air Act (revised 1991), Chapter 70.94 RCW, outdoor fires are prohibited within the city limits. (Ord. 04C-12 § 3; Ord. A-97 § 1, 1992. Formerly 17.54.010).

8.30.020 Exceptions to ban on outdoor burning.

The following outdoor fires are exempt from the Air Pollution Control Agency ban on outdoor burning and will be permitted within the city:

A. Fires which are burned for fire-fighting training practices;

B. Small cooking fires consisting solely of charcoal, natural gas, propane or seasoned natural wood;

C. Fires from flares, torches, smokeless waste gas burners, incense burners and insect pots. (Ord. 04C-12 § 3; Ord. A-97 § 1, 1992. Formerly 17.54.020).

8.30.030 Violation – Penalty.

Violation of or failure to comply with any provision of this chapter pertaining to outdoor burning shall constitute a gross misdemeanor. Each separate outdoor fire and/or each day in which an outdoor fire burns shall constitute a separate violation of this chapter. (Ord. 04C-12 § 3; Ord. A-97 § 1, 1992. Formerly 17.54.030).


Prior legislation: Ord. A-18.