September 18, 2020NOW, THEREFORE, THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF SIERRA ORDAINS that:
Sierra County Code, Title 8, Health and Sanitation, Chapter 8.12, Section 8.12.050 is added to read as follows:
8.12.050: Building, maintaining, attending, or using outdoor fires, including campfires, bonfires, pit fires, tiki torches, portable stoves, or any other open flame fire, including (but excluding propane barbecues used for cooking) 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 be reviewed by the Board at each regular meeting thereafter of the Board of Supervisors, until terminated by action of the Board or until December 31, 2020, whichever occurs first.
This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its adoption as an urgency measure pursuant to Government Code sections 65858 and 25123.