Click to read Level ILevel II and Level III restrictions.

Citations will be issued for improperly discarding cigarettes. Citations will be issued — no exceptions — no warnings.

We will notify the public immediately upon any changes. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Level I Restrictions

1. Commercial fire pits approved for use (if specifically permitted by Fire Marshal).

2. Outdoor cooking approved on all types of appliances, including charcoal.

3. Non-commercial fire pits, campfires and/or fireworks are not allowed within the Village of Ruidoso (unless specifically permitted by Fire Marshal).

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LEVEL II RESTRICTIONS

1. No charcoal briquettes or outdoor burning stoves on any public or private property.

2. UL/FM approved gas grill shall be allowed.

3. No outside smoking on public or private property — except within an enclosed vehicle or building (unless in areas specifically permitted by the Fire Marshal).

4. Fireworks are restricted by state law.

5. No campfires.

6. Operating of chainsaw or other equipment powered by an internal combustion engine, is allowed with a spark arresting device properly installed, maintained and in effective working order.

7. Welding or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame is allowed with a valid permit issued by the Fire Marshal.

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LEVEL III RESTRICTIONS

1. No charcoal briquettes or outdoor burning stoves on any public or private property.

2. No gas grills allowed except as follows:

2.1 Located on an open deck or patio

2.2 Located in an open structure such as a gazebo

2.3 Located on a paved or gravel area at least 10’ in diameter

2.4 A permanently installed grill

2.5 Water source nothing less than a garden hose

2.6 Grills shall be attended at all times while in operation

3. No outdoor smoking on public or private property — except within an enclosed vehicle or building.

4. Fireworks are restricted by state law.

5. No campfires.

6. Operating of chainsaw or other equipment powered by an internal combustion engine, is prohibited from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

7. Welding or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame is prohibited.

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