BYLAW NO. 2/02
A BYLAW OF THE TOWN OF ASQUITH IN THE PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN TO REGULATE THE BURNING OF REFUSE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE TOWN OF ASQUITH
 
The Council of the Town of Asquith in the Province of Saskatchewan under the authority of the Saskatchewan Clean Air Act, Section 18, hereby enact as follows:
 
Definitions
1. All terms and expressions used in this bylaw shall have the same respective meanings as in Section 2 and 18 of the Clean Air Regulations.
 
Prohibition
2. No person shall cause or permit to be caused the open burning of trash, refuse, garbage, industrial waste or any other material or waste in an open fire or an incinerator in a manner that causes air pollution within the boundaries of the Town of Asquith.
 
Incinerators
3. No person shall cause or permit to be caused the burning of trash, refuse, garbage, industrial waste or any other waste material in a manner or in an incinerator other than that approved by the Department of Environment and Resource Management.
 
Exclusions
4. Sections 2 and 3 of this bylaw do not apply to:
            a) a campfire or outdoor fireplace used for recreational purposes;
            b) an outdoor fire using charcoal, processed coal or coke for cooking purposes;
            c) a fire for the purpose of prevention or control of fires or the training of persons for fire fighting, if the fire is specifically authorised or
               required  pursuant to any Act of Parliament or bylaw of a municipality.
 
Approval
5. Approval from the Council of the Town of Asquith is required prior to causing a fire for the purpose outlined in Section 4c. In an emergency situation approval may be obtained from the local fire or police authorities.
 
Penalties
6. Any person who violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this bylaw is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to the penalties set out in The Municipalities Act or the General Penalty Bylaw of the municipality.
 
 
Coming Into Force
7. This bylaw shall come into force on July 8, 2002. This bylaw shall come into force and take effect on the date of approval being issued by the Minister of Environment and Resource Manager.
 
 
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Read a third time and adopted July 8, 2002.