§11-4-8  Arson – Seventh Degree. –

Published: 2015

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Criminal Offenses


Arson and Fires

SECTION 11-4-8

   § 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.)