Which two types of open burns are allowed in Sarasota county?
recreational and cooking fires
Define a recreational fire?
a fire that is burned for pleasure and must be confined in a fire pit or bowl.
Define a cooking fire
open fire used for cooking food for human consumption must be contained in a grill or similar device.
What are the approved fuels for open burns?
Dry, untreated natural wood
What are some things that people must consider when performing open burns?
Proximity to structures
Amount of smoke
Impact on neighboring houses
What kind of fuel is not permitted to be burnt?
Recreational fires must be how far away from any structure?
25 feet away
When conducting an open burn what must be present?
A means of suppression. Ex. a water hose, shovel, water buckets, etc.
An open burn must be how far away from a roadway?
at least 50 feet away
What are the time frames that open burns are allowed?
Between 10 am and 11 pm