NCNow survey: Allow recreational burning
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 9:25 am

In Massena, the town and village at recent meetings passed laws to allow limited outdoor recreational burning. The law in each case restricts burning to within a BBQ grill, BBQ pit or outdoor fireplace no wider than three feet and no taller than two feet. It has to have a spark-arresting lid or screen and a lid” or where smoke “passes through a stack or chimney from an enclosed chamber.” There were mixed reactions from residents who spoke up.The majority of survey respondents, 74%, feel like all towns and villages should allow recreational building. For details, to read comments and to take the current survey, click here.