Village Property Owner's Association, Inc. Rules & Regulations "Blue
Book" dated January 19, 2011 Section D Rules, Regulations & Standards
Part 1 Construction Related Rules, Regulations and Standards Items 28 & 29
Item 28 Clear Cutting, Tree Removal and
Open burning (fires) on private property in Tellico Village is prohibited
at all times.
sub-paragraph F entitled Other General Construction Requirements...
On COLD days (below 50 degrees) between October 1 and April
30, WARMING FIRES will be permitted during the construction period under the
STRICT requirements detailed below. Failure to comply with these
requirements will result in the revocation of this privilege.
Ø Fires must be contained in a barrel or other suitable
Ø Container must be situated no closer than 15 feet from
Ø Fires shall not be unattended or left burning after workmen
leave the site.
Ø Only wood scraps may be burned. Under no circumstances can
plastics, asphalt or other toxic and/or gas-producing materials be burned.
Ø Gasoline or other highly flammable liquids may not be used
to start fires.
Ø If the fire department responds, a charge may be imposed
against the contractor/property owner.
Loudon County Burning Policy Beyond The
Boundaries of Tellico Village
From October 15 through May 15, you must secure
a burn permit prior to burning.
ØTo obtain a burn permit call 865-986-8395.
ØBurn permit is good for ONLY one day. Permits are only issued for the day burning
will take place.
ØSomeone must remain with the fire at all times.
must also be limited to days when air quality is forecasted to be “Good” or
ØBurning is not allowed on days which are
forecast to be “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” or worse.
ØThe person who is issued this permit (thereafter
“the Responsible Person”) is responsible for the fire, and any damage the fire
may create if it is allowed to spread.
Responsible Person shall ensure that a portable fire extinguisher or water
source is available at the permitted location of the fire, and will be
sufficient to control the fire if necessary to prevent spread of the fire.
Responsible Person shall ensure that the fire is attended until it is fully
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