Patio Fireplaces - City of Cuba City
ORDINANCE CREATING SECTION 3.08 0 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF CUBA CITY
The Common Council of the City of Cuba City do ordain as follows:
Section 1. Section 3.08 (4) of the Municipal Code of the City of Cuba City is hereby created as follows:
(4) Patio Fireplace. Patio Fireplaces are permitted in the City of Cuba City as long, as they are commercially purchased units that enclose the entire fire area within the patio fireplace. Homemade units must meet the approval of the Fire Chief and the Chief of Police. The chimney area and viewable area of the patio fireplace must be screened with a spark reduction device at all times the patio fireplace is in operation. The patio fireplace shall only burn a readily combustible fuel source that consists of wood, charcoal, or manufactured fireplace logs. The burning of trash, leaves, woods with a chemical treatment (railroad tie, fence post, power pole, etc.), or other materials that tend to create a noxious or annoying smoke discharge are not allowed. This section does not allow for below ground campfires or other device fires not clearly articulated in this section. Upon the complaint of two or more persons to the police department that the patio fireplace is causing annoyance, the person responsible for the patio fireplace shall immediately discontinue the use of the device.
Section 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as required by law.