BURN BARRELL ORDINANCE UPDATE *NO BURN BARRELS IN R-1 OR R-2 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS, AN INSPECTION REPORT AND A FEE IN THE AMOUNT OF $ 10.00 WILL BE REQUIRED

The Town Board adopted an Amendment to Ord. No. 96-7 regarding Burning, Fires, Open Burning and Burn Barrels. Per the ordinance SECTION 6.   BURN BARRELS-  Any outdoor container used for repeated burning of authorized materials shall require a Town of Lafayette Burning Barrel Written Permit, valid for 12 months for an annual fee of $10. The burn barrel shall be of non-combustible construction, equipped with a mesh, or similar cover with openings of maximum 0.50-inch in any direction, with 1- inch holes punched in for ventilation and drainage, and also blocked 6 to 10-inches up off the ground. It shall be located a safe distance away from any habitable structure, and shall not produce irritating or noxious smoke or fumes.Burn barrels shall be located at least 250 feet distance from the nearest building that is not on the same property as the burn barrel. Burn Barrels are not allowed in R-1 or R-2 Residential Districts within the Town of Lafayette. We will provide a copy of the complete amended ordinance in the future.  Thank you.