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Building, maintaining, attending, or using outdoor fires, including campfires, bonfires, pit fires, tiki torches, portable stoves, excepting of propane stoves, or any other open flame fire is hereby prohibited on all private lands within the unincorporated area of Sierra County and public lands within the unincorporated area of Sierra County which are not owned and/or controlled by state or federal governmental agencies. This prohibition shall stay in effect until November 1, 2021, unless rescinded prior to November 1, 2021, by the Board of Supervisors. The open flame prohibition contained herein shall not extend to commercial/professional barbeque or smoker equipment set up and maintained within an area cleared of fuel for a minimum of 30 feet surrounding the equipment and continually monitored during operation. A fire extinguisher shall be readily accessible at all times during operation of such commercial/professional equipment. Nor shall the prohibition extend to propane heating devices known as patio heaters, umbrella heaters and heatstrip outdoor heating systems, excluding torpedo heaters, used for outside dining at a commercial restaurant if properly maintained and placed on a hard noncombustible surface and in an area free of combustible overhead materials. Said devices must be of commercial grade and provide for encasement of any flame. (Ord. 1105, eff. 10/5/21; Ord. 1101, eff. 9/2/21)