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A. The City of Ashland will follow the Oregon Department of Forestry (“ODF”) burn restrictions and regulations during fire season. Open flame and fire pits are prohibited at high fire index.

Exemption: A seasonal permit for contractors can be obtained for use within the City of Ashland to allow for powered equipment use during fire season (i.e., landscape, construction, etc.). Working on or within one-eighth (1/8) of a mile of ODF-protected property requires an additional permit issued from ODF.

B. The Fire Code Official or designees may issue a permit which allows a person to conduct a restricted activity as long as specified fire prevention measures are taken to reduce the potential for fire ignition. Contractors, such as those performing landscape or construction work, may obtain a seasonal permit for use within the City to allow for powered equipment used during fire season. Working on or within one-eighth (1/8) of a mile of ODF-protected property requires an additional permit issued by ODF. (Ord. 3161 § 4, amended, 02/05/2018; Ord. 3037, amended, 09/07/2010; Ord. 2944, amended, 11/06/2007; Ord. 2929, amended, 08/18/2006; Ord. 2925, amended, 04/18/2006; Ord. 2921, amended, 01/05/2006)

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