Notice of Public Hearing

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ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A Public Hearing on the following proposed Ordinance will be held before the Ordinance Committee on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, 869 Park Avenue, Cranston, R.I. pursuant to Section 3.12 of the Charter.

Complete copies of proposed Ordinances are available for public review at the City Clerk’s Office, and the Cranston Central Library and the City’s website cranstonri.com under calendar by clicking on the meeting date.

“Individuals requesting interpreter services for the dear or hard of hearing must notify the City Clerk’s Office at 461-1000 ext. 3197 seventy-two (72) hours in advance of the hearing date.”

Councilman Christopher G. Paplauskas, Chairman

Ordinance Committee

Maria Medeiros Wall, JD

City Clerk

PROPOSED ORDINANCE

NO. 9-17-04 IN AMENDMENT OF TITLE 8.08, OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF CRANSTON, 2005, ENTITLED “HEALTH AND SAFETY” FIRE PREVENTION CODE

(Fire Pits)

It is ordained by the City Council of the City of Cranston as follows:

SECTION 1: Title 8 entitled “Health and Safety” is hereby amended by adding thereto the following chapter:

8.08.200 FIREPITS

Definitions and Scope: This Ordinance relates to homeowner, renters and or residents of the City of Cranston regulating the scope and use of recreational use of fire pits or other ornamental objects containing a fire feature. This act does not relate to gas or charcoal grills or for residential cooking needs.

1. Said fire pit or other fire based feature must be located at least 15 feet away from any combustible structure and at least 10 feet from any property line, unless a different location is approved by the fire chief.

2. Said fire pit or other fire based feature must be contained in a fire pit or enclosure that is constructed from brick, masonry, metal, or other noncombustible material.

3. The fire pit or other fire based feature must be no more that 3 feet in diameter.

4. The flame height must not exceed 3 feet at any point during the burning of the fire.

5. No trash, leaves, stumps, treated, painted varnished, or otherwise coated lumber may be burned.

6. An adult must be in attendance at all times the fire is burning.

7. The fire chief may order any recreational fire to be immediately extinguished if the fire poses a nuisance to surrounding residences.

8. A nuisance is deemed to exist if the fire generates flying embers that pose a hazard to property or generates smoke or odors that unreasonably interfere with the use or enjoyment of neighboring properties.

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect upon its final adoption.

Sponsored by Councilman Stycos

PROPOSED ORDINANCE

NO. 9-17-05 IN AMENDMENT OF TITLE 10, CHAPTER 32.040 OF

THE CODE OF THE CITY OF

CRANSTON, 2005, ENTITLED

“MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC”

(Tucker Ave. – No Parking

On Certain Streets)

It is ordained by the City Council of the City of Cranston as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 10.32,040 entitled “No Parking On Certain Streets - Generally” is hereby amended by adding thereto the following:

Tucker Avenue, south side, from National Grid utility pole #1, easterly to Broad Street.

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect upon its final adoption.

Sponsored by: Councilman Stycos

9/28/17

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