A.) Burning of certain items prohibited. No person shall burn, allow or permit to be burned any brush, lumber, paper products, plastics, chemicals, trash, garbage, rubbish, wood or other related items in the Village of Massena.
B. Indoor fireplaces, woodstoves and outdoor grills. Nothing contained herein, however, shall prevent the operation of properly installed and maintained indoor fireplaces, hearths, woodstoves or outdoor grills or fireplaces for the preparation of food.
C. Burning by authorized government agencies. Government agents may be authorized to burn structures, lumber, brush or other items, provided that approval is granted by the Code Enforcement Office, including that additional permits required by the Health Department or the New York Department of Environmental Conservation are obtained and complied with.
D. The use of outside furnaces is prohibited within the limits of the Village of Massena. An "outside furnace" is defined as any wood-burning device, designed and intended for installation outside of the primary building on a lot and used to produce heat for transfer to the primary or an accessory building on such lot. [Added 12-6-2005 by L.L. No. 3-2005; 11-21-2017 by L.L. No. 3-2017]
E. Exceptions. Liquid propane and natural gas fire pits shall be permitted in the Village for residential use only.
(1) All propane and/or gas fire pits shall:
(a) Be installed to manufacturer specifications.
(b) Meet all state and international building and fire codes.
(c) Be safety certified for the use in the United States (d) Not be operated closer than 10 feet from any structure of flammable material.
(e) Be placed on a noncombustible surface.
(f) Not have any gasoline or other flammable liquids or vapors stored within 25 feet of a fire pit.
(2) Any permanently installed gas fire pits will require a building permit for installation.