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Grading is limited to Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm. No grading work is permitted on Saturday, Sunday or legal holidays. If a ditch or channel is being excavated for a sewer line or electrical underground service, this is considered part of construction work and can continue on the weekends and holidays. Permitted grading hours are contained in Chapter 15.20 of the Larkspur Municipal Code. Noise Regulations (Including Construction Noise)
Ruben Martin, the City's Fire Marshal may be contacted by phone at 628-600-9988.
Burning the stump is not allowed by the Fire Code. Such an action during the fire season can lead to a catastrophic wildfire. No uncontrolled open burning of any kind is allowed within the City of Larkspur. Stumps are typically removed by grinding. Smaller stumps can be pulled from the ground with a chain using a winch.
If you do choose to use a fire pit during the summer fire season and it causes a wildfire, you could be held liable for any damages plus the cost to fight the fire. So use the fire pit with extreme caution, have a charged garden hose ready to use, and fully extinguish the fire before leaving the area. Do not deposit ashes in the trash can. Hours later, this can lead to a smoldering fire that eventually consumes the garbage can and anything nearby, such as the wall of your home or garage.
The City of Larkspur does not handle the pick-up of dead animal in the roadways and parks. You will need to call the Marin Humane Society Animal Services at 415-883-4621 (Ext 1). They will handle animal emergencies 24-hours a day.