Arson and Fires
§ 11-4-8 Arson Seventh degree.
Every person who shall make a bonfire in any public street, road, square, land
or rotary, without special permission from the local governing body, shall be
fined not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100). No complaint for a violation of
any of the provisions of this section shall be sustained unless it shall be
brought within thirty (30) days after the commission of the offense, and all
fines for the violation shall inure one-half ( 1/2) of the fine to the
complainant and one-half ( 1/2) of the fine to the state. The local governing
body may appoint a designee to grant permission under the provisions of this
History of Section.
(P.L. 1980, ch. 247, § 1.)