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ORDINANCE NO. Z 2,;Z <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE N0. 380 OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />ENTITLED " AN ORDINANCE .ADOPTING A FIRE PREVENTION CODE PRESCRIBING <br />REGULATIONS GOVERNING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO LIFE.AND PROPERTY <br />FROM FIRE OR EXPLOSION, AND ESTABLISHING A BUREAU OF FIRE PREVENTION <br />AND PROVIDING OFFICERS THEREFOR AND DEFINING THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES <br />AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF". <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br />Section 1. That Section 26.20 of Article 26 of Ordinance <br />No.380 of the Town of Los Gatos entitled "An Ordinance adopting <br />a fire prevention code prescribing regulations governing conditions <br />'hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion, and estab- <br />lishing a bureau of fire prevention and providing officers therefor <br />and defining their powers and duties and providing penalties for <br />the violation thereof", passed and adopted by the Town Council of <br />the Town of Los Gatos on July 18, 1955 be and the same is hereby <br />amended to read as follows: <br />SECTION 26.20. Burning Regulations. <br />SECTION 26.20.1. Open Fires Prohibited. <br />It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation <br />or association to ignite, kindle, light or maintain, or cause, <br />suffer or allow to be ignited, kindled lighted or maintained, an <br />open outdoor fire within the limits of the Town of Los Gatos, <br />County of Santa Clara. <br />SECTION 26.20.2. Definitions. <br />An "Open Outdoor Fire" as herein stated shall mean any <br />combustion of combustible materials of any kind, outdoors in the <br />open, not in any enclosure where the products of combustion are <br />not directed through a flue <br />A "flue" as herein stated shall mean any duct or <br />passage for air, gases or the like, such as a stack or chimney. <br />"Household Rubbish" as herein stated shall mean waste <br />materials and trash, including garden trash, trimmings and <br />prunings normally accumulated by a family in a residence in the <br />course of ordinary day-to-day living, but it shall not include <br />rubber materials, wire insulation or any other materials creating <br />excessive smoke or offensive odor when burned. <br />"High Winds" as herein stated` shall mean any wind <br />which the Fire Department considers hazardous to safe burning. <br />practices at any given geographical location within the limits <br />of the Town of Los Gatos,, County of Santa Clara. <br />"Fire Department" as herein stated shall mean the Fire <br />Chief, Chief of the Fire Prevention Bureau and/or his duly <br />authorized agents. <br />"Normal Agricultural Operation" as herein stated shall <br />mean that operation in which it is necessary to accumulate annual <br />or semi-annual trimmings and/or prunings of trees or vines to <br />-1- <br />