Chapter 9.22
FIRE, CRIMES RELATING TO

Sections:

9.22.010    Reckless burning.

9.22.020    Miscellaneous crimes.

9.22.030    Outdoor burning prohibited.

9.22.040    Repealed.

9.22.045    Responsible party.

9.22.050    Civil penalty.

9.22.010 Reckless burning.

The following statutes of the state of Washington are adopted by reference:

RCW 9A.48.010    Definition

RCW 9A.48.050    Reckless burning

RCW 9A.48.060    Reckless burning — Defenses

(Ord. 1406 § 7, 1988; Ord. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.22.020 Miscellaneous crimes.

The following statutes of the state of Washington are adopted by reference:

RCW 9.40.040    Operating engine or boiler without spark arrester

RCW 9.40.100    Injuring or tampering with fire alarm apparatus or equipment — Sounding false alarm of fire

(Ord. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.22.030 Outdoor burning prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person to ignite, stoke or otherwise cause or foster any outdoor fire within the city except as expressly permitted in the Redmond Fire Code. (Ord. 2692 § 2 (part), 2013: Ord. 1589 § 1 (part), 1990).

9.22.040 Exemptions.

Repealed by Ord. 2692. (Ord. 1932 § 1, 1997; Ord. 1701 § 1, 1992: Ord. 1589 § 1 (part), 1990).

9.22.045 Responsible party.

It shall be prima facie evidence that the person who owns or controls property on which an outdoor fire occurs has caused or allowed said outdoor fire.

Nothing contained within this chapter shall be construed to allow outdoor fires in those areas in which open burning is strictly prohibited by laws, ordinances, or regulations of the state or any city, county, or fire district. Additionally, nothing contained within this chapter shall relieve the applicant from obtaining permits required by any state or local fire protection agency or for compliance with the Redmond Fire Code. (Ord. 2692 § 2 (part), 2013).

9.22.050 Civil penalty.

Any person who violates the prohibition on outdoor burning as set forth in section 9.22.030 of this chapter shall be guilty of a civil infraction. Upon a finding by a court of competent jurisdiction that such infraction has been committed, the person found to have committed the infraction shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000. (Ord. 2692 § 2 (part), 2013: Ord. 1589 § 1 (part), 1990).