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Fire Pits & Grills

Fire Pits

Fire pits are allowed in the Village and include: below ground pits, freestanding fireplaces, and portable devices intended to contain and control outdoor fires. 

Below ground fire pits need to be at least 4 inches in depth and surrounded on the outside, above ground, by a noncombustible material (steel, brick, masonry, etc.).

Additional rules:

  • You may only burn natural firewood or commercial logs.  Burning of lumber, pallets, scrap wood, tree trimmings, leaves, yard waste, paper, cardboard, garbage and similar items is not permitted.
  • The fire pit cannot exceed three feet in diameter, nor may the fire pile exceed two feet in height.
  • Below ground fire pits and freestanding fireplaces must be located a minimum of 25 feet away from any structure or combustible material (houses, sheds, decks, fences, etc.).
  • Portable fire pits must be located a minimum of 15 feet away from any structure or combustible material.
  • The fire must be constantly attended and supervised until the fire has been completely extinguished.
  • A portable fire extinguisher, or other approved extinguishing equipment (garden hose), must be readily available.
  • Fire pits must be used in accordance with the manufacturer's directions and warnings as well as these regulations.

Complete Fire Department Rules:  Fire Pits

Grills

Charcoal and gas grills are not permitted in multi-family dwellings of three or more living units.

Complete Fire Department Rules:  Grills