Ordinance Amending Chapter 14, Fire Prevention and Protection, Section 14.63
Section 5: GENERAL PROHIBITION ON OPEN BURNING, OUTDOOR BURNING AND REFUSE BURNING:
Open burning, outdoor burning and refuse burning are prohibited in the Village of Birchwood unless the burning is specifically permitted by ordinance.
Section 6: MATERIALS THAT MAY NOT BE BURNED.
6.10 Unless a specific written approval has been obtained from the Department of Natural Resources, the following materials may not be burned in an open fire, incinerator, burn barrel, furnace, stove or any other indoor or outdoor incineration or heating device.
6.11 Rubbish or garbage including but not limited to food wastes, food wraps, packaging, animal carcasses, paint, painted materials, furniture, composite shingles, construction or demolition debris or other household or business wastes.
6.12 Waste oil or other oily wastes except used oil burned in a heating device for energy recovery subject to the restrictions in Chapter NR 590, Wisconsin Administrative Code.
6.13 Asphalt and products containing asphalt.
6.14 Treated or painted wood including but not limited to plywood, composite wood products or other wood products that are painted, varnished, or treated with preservatives.
6.15 Any plastic material including but not limited to nylon, PVC, ABS, polystyrene, or urethane foam, and synthetic fabrics, plastic films, and plastic containers.
6.16 Rubber including tires and synthetic rubber-like products.
6.17 Newspaper, corrugated cardboard, container board, office paper and other materials except as provided in Section 11 of this ordinance.
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