Criminal Offenses


SECTION 11-30-13

§ 11-30-13. Burning of decaying and waste substances.

No owner, lessee, or occupant of any land used or suffered to be used as a dumping ground shall burn or suffer to be burned on it, and no other person shall ignite or burn on it, any refuse or decaying animal, fish or vegetable substances, or any waste materials or substances of any kind, in any manner that the burning shall be a nuisance to any person or persons owning or occupying any adjoining or neighboring land. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be fined not exceeding twenty dollars ($20.00) for each offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1908, ch. 1523, §§ 1, 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 109, §§ 8, 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 122, §§ 8, 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 600, §§ 8, 9; G.L. 1956, § 11-30-13.)