NR 30.03(2)(f) (f) No permit may be issued to burn material that violates the air pollution standards in s. NR 429.04.
NR 30.03(2)(g) (g) Area to be burned
NR 30.03(2)(h) (h) Assistance available.
NR 30.03(3) (3)At all times other than as provided in sub. (1) (a) and (b), the issuance of an order by the administrator of the division of forestry and the posting of 2 notices in the form prepared by the department in each civil township affected and by publishing the notice in the official newspaper(s) of each county affected as soon after the order is issued as is feasible and reasonable. The department shall take such other steps as it deems necessary to convey effective notice to persons who are likely to be affected by the order.
NR 30.03(4) (4)Permits issued pursuant to this section shall include but not be limited to restrictions concerning:
NR 30.03(4)(a) (a) Time of day
NR 30.03(4)(b) (b) Location
NR 30.03(4)(c) (c) Minimum required precautionary measures
NR 30.03(4)(d) (d) Length of permit.
NR 30.03 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1978, No. 276, eff. 1-1-79; am. (2) (f), Register, December, 1995, No. 480, eff. 1-1-96; correction in (3) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register January 2019 No. 757.
NR 30.04 NR 30.04 Burning regulations, intensive fire control area.
NR 30.04(1)(1)Within the boundaries of the areas under intensive forest fire protection established under s. NR 30.01, it shall be unlawful for any person to set any fire unless they have first obtained a permit from a duly appointed and designated forest ranger, fire warden or other person designated by the department except:
NR 30.04(1)(a) (a) When a fire is set and designed solely for warming the person or cooking food; or
NR 30.04(1)(b) (b) When the ground is snow covered.
NR 30.04(2) (2)Permits shall be issued under this section only after consideration of the following conditions and a determination by the department employee or agent that the danger to the resources will be minimized by allowing a permittee to burn if he or she complies with the conditions of the permit and takes all reasonable precautions to prevent escape of the fire:
NR 30.04(2)(a) (a) Weather
NR 30.04(2)(b) (b) Fuels
NR 30.04(2)(c) (c) Day of week
NR 30.04(2)(d) (d) Age and physical and mental capacity of permittee
NR 30.04(2)(e) (e) Time of day
NR 30.04(2)(f) (f) No permit may be issued to burn materials that violate the air pollution standards in s. NR 429.04.
NR 30.04(2)(g) (g) Area to be burned
NR 30.04(2)(h) (h) Assistance available.
NR 30.04(3) (3)Permits issued pursuant to this section shall include but not be limited to restrictions concerning:
NR 30.04(3)(a) (a) Time of day
NR 30.04(3)(b) (b) Location
NR 30.04(3)(c) (c) Minimum required precautionary measures
NR 30.04(3)(d) (d) Length of permit.
NR 30.04 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1978, No. 276, eff. 1-1-79; correction in (2) (f) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, January, 1989, No. 397; am. (2) (f), Register, December, 1995, No. 480, eff. 1-1-96.
NR 30.05 NR 30.05 Emergency burning restrictions.
NR 30.05(1)(1)Upon the issuance of an order pursuant to sub. (2), it shall be unlawful for any person within the boundaries of forest fire control areas established under ss. NR 30.01 and 30.02 to:
NR 30.05(1)(a) (a) Build a campfire in any manner except in developed camping areas unless the individual has first obtained a special permit from a duly appointed area forest ranger or other person delegated that authority by the department.
NR 30.05(1)(b) (b) Smoke a pipe, cigar or cigarette except at places of residence, or in a vehicle equipped with an ash receptacle.
NR 30.05(1)(c) (c) Throw matches, ashes or burning material from a vehicle.
NR 30.05(1)(d) (d) Burn combustible materials in any or all the areas described in this section unless they have first obtained a special permit from a duly appointed and designated forest ranger, fire warden or other person designated by the department.
NR 30.05(2) (2)The provisions of this section shall become effective upon the issuance of an order by the secretary and the posting of 2 notices in the form prepared by the department in each civil township affected. The notice shall also be published for information. The department shall take such other steps as it deems necessary to convey effective notice to persons who are likely to be affected by the order.
NR 30.05 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1978, No. 276, eff. 1-1-79.
NR 30.06 NR 30.06 Emergency use restrictions.
NR 30.06(1)(1)The secretary upon a finding of the existence of the applicable conditions enumerated in sub. (2) shall:
NR 30.06(1)(a) (a) Order use restrictions on all state-owned lands managed by the department or lands under its control, supervision or management by lease, easement or otherwise on which the applicable conditions in sub. (2) exist; or
NR 30.06(1)(b) (b) Close or modify hunting, trapping and fishing regulations or seasons on lands for which the applicable conditions in sub. (2) exist.
NR 30.06(2)(a)(a) Emergency fire regulations pursuant to s. NR 30.05 are in effect in the counties affected when they are located within forest protection districts; or
NR 30.06(2)(b) (b) The threat to natural resources by the presence of forest fire hazards requires the limitation on or the prohibition of use of state-owned lands under management by the department to protect and conserve the natural resources of the state; or
NR 30.06(2)(c) (c) The threat to the fish and wildlife resources by the presence of forest fire hazards requires the closure or modification of hunting, trapping or fishing regulations or seasons.
NR 30.06(3)(a)(a) The order of the secretary, including findings of fact supporting it, shall become effective upon publication in the official state newspaper. As soon thereafter as is feasible and reasonable, the department shall publish the order in one newspaper in the area affected which is likely to give notice to residents in that area, file copies of the order within one week of its effective date with clerks of all counties affected by the order and take such other steps as it deems necessary to convey effective notice to persons who are likely to have an interest in the order. The same procedure shall be followed to cancel or modify the order or any part thereof.
NR 30.06(3)(b) (b) Such order may apply to the state as a whole or for any specified county or part of a county, or for any lake or stream or part thereof.
NR 30.06(4) (4)The secretary shall act only after consideration of advice from department personnel in the area affected and when feasible shall obtain and consider the advice of other state agencies, agricultural extension personnel, county forest administrators and town and county officials in the area affected and other state and federal agencies interested.
NR 30.06 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1978, No. 276, eff. 1-1-79.
NR 30.07 NR 30.07 Travel on firelanes.
NR 30.07(1)(1)Travel prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to travel with any automobile or other vehicle on or over any firelanes, truck trails or roads that have been constructed by the department or under the direction of the department or its representatives for the particular use only of its forest fire-fighting equipment wherein barriers, gates or similar obstructions have been placed across them by the department, its forest rangers, conservation wardens or other designated agents closing them to public travel unless a permit for such travel by vehicle or automobile has been issued them by the department, or their forest rangers, conservation wardens or their designated agents.
NR 30.07(2) (2)Permits. The department, its forest rangers, conservation wardens, or other designated agents of the department are hereby authorized to receive and to issue, free of cost, to any person or persons making application, a permit to travel on such firelanes, truck trails or roads wherein the applicant or applicants can show to the satisfaction of the department, its forest rangers, conservation wardens or other designated agents that there is good and sufficient reason why such a permit should be issued to them. Applications for such permits shall state thereon the name and address of the applicant, the reasons why he or she desires such a permit and such other information as may be required by the department.
NR 30.07(3) (3)Peace officers. Nothing in the provisions of this section shall apply to the armed forces of the United States, the national guard or peace officers in the performance of their duties as such, or any person summoned by such peace officers to assist them in making an arrest or to preserve the peace while such person or persons are so engaged, or to any conservation officers, forest rangers, either federal or state, who are acting in the performance of their duties as such.
NR 30.07 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1978, No. 276, eff. 1-1-79.
NR 30.08 NR 30.08 Electric fence controllers.
NR 30.08(1)(1)In all areas outside the limits of incorporated villages and cities, during any time of the year except when the ground is snow covered, it shall be unlawful to use or operate any electric fence controller that does not bear an underwriters laboratory seal of approval or to use or operate an electric fence controller that does not comply with ch. SPS 316, Wis. Adm. Code.
NR 30.08(2) (2)Any person violating this rule shall forfeit not more than $100.
NR 30.08 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1978, No. 276, eff. 1-1-79; correction in (1) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, January, 1989, No. 397; correction in (1) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2001 No. 551; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2012 No. 674.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.