Recreational Burning

Recreational contained fires inside the Village are allowed, but please follow the ordinance below. You will also need to contact NIESA at the link below to fill out a Burn Permit, please also check their website for current Burn Bans and additional fire codes.

50.07 Village of Webberville Recreational Burning Ordinance

   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership, lessee, or occupant to burn any garbage, including treated wood or other waste material, within the village.  Material that is acceptable to burn in a recreational fire shall be limited to clean, clear, unpainted, unfinished, and untreated wood and wood products excluding particle board and similar products, split firewood, tree limbs, and charcoal.  No accelerant such as gasoline and kerosene may be used except charcoal lighter fluid.
   (B)   Recreational fires shall be permitted.  A recreational fire shall be an outdoor fire and located in a fire pit, outdoor grill, and/or container commercially constructed for use as a fire pit and/or burner that is designed to adequately contain ashes and cinders.  The fire shall be limited to a container no larger than 36 inches in diameter, and must be done no closer than ten feet to property lines or 15 feet from any building or structure.  Burning should be confined to the rear yard unless conditions exist that it is not possible.  No burning may be conducted in the front yard.  Flames may not exceed 18 inches in height.
   (C)   Any recreational fire shall be constantly attended by a person at least 16 years of age, who is fully physically and mentally capable of extinguishing the fire.
(Ord. 191, passed 6-19-2006)  Penalty, see § 10.99



Contact the Village office for additional information, concerns, or questions

1-517-521-3984 or email [email protected]

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