6 CRR-NY 194.4NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER II. LANDS AND FORESTS
PART 194. FOREST PRACTICES
6 CRR-NY 194.4
6 CRR-NY 194.4
194.4 Prescribed burns on nondepartment lands.
(a) No person shall ignite a prescribed burn without first receiving written authorization from the department. The department may authorize a person, State agency, public authority, county, town, village, city or municipal agency to use prescribed burns on public or private forest lands for purposes including, but not limited to silviculture, wildlife management, habitat management, insect and/or disease control, forest fuel reduction or as an alternative action to mechanical or chemical control of vegetation pursuant to a written prescribed burn management plan prepared by or for such landowner. The prescribed burn plan must be submitted for approval to the appropriate regional land manager of the department. The prescribed burn plan shall contain, but is not limited to the requirements in section 194.5 of this Part.
(b) Those persons engaged in the practice of agriculture are exempt from the requirements of this Part.
6 CRR-NY 194.4
Current through March 15, 2021
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