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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 10. Department of Forestry
Chapter 30. Virginia State Forests Regulations

4VAC10-30-180. Fires, lighted cigarettes, etc.

In any forest, no person shall kindle, build, maintain, or use a fire other than in places provided or designated for such purposes except by special permit. Any fire shall be continuously under the care and direction of a competent person over 16 years of age from the time it is kindled until it is extinguished. No person within the confines of any forest shall throw away or discard any lighted match, cigarette, cigar, or other burning object. Any lighted match, cigarette, cigar, or other burning object must be entirely extinguished before being thrown away or discarded. All forest fire laws must be complied with.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-40-180 derived from VR215-01-03; eff. October 14, 1970; amended and renumbered as 4VAC10-30-180, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006.

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