|FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
|Q - What kind of driving conduct is illegal under Exhibition driving?
A - Exhibition driving means: No person shall turn, accelerate, decelerate, or otherwise operate a motor vehicle within the City in a manner which causes unnecessary engine noise or backfire, squealing tires, skidding, sliding, swaying, throwing of sand or gravel, or in a manner simulating a race. Squealing or screaching sounds emitted by tires, or the throwing of sand or gravel by the tires is prima facie evidence of a violation of this ordinance.
|Q - What makes up a complete stop at a stop sign?
A - The complete stop of forward motion in the vehicle, this is demonstrated by when the vehicle ceases to move and the vehicle rocks backward.
|Q - Does a vehicle have to have mufflers?
A - Yes. Every vehicle on the road needs to have mufflers that quiet the vehicle to eliminate any noise greater than the engine would make.
|Q - Can I have an open fire in the City of Barnesville?
A - Fires set for recreational, ceremonial, food preparation or social purposes are permitted provided only wood, coal or charcoal is burned. Recreational fires need to be in an approved / enclosed outdoor fireplace.
All other burning in the City is prohibited. Except by special permit.
|Q - Can I shoot a B.B. gun in the City limits?
A - No: A B.B. gun is considered a firearm. Other items that are restricted from being fired in town are: firecrackers, rockets or other fireworks, slingshots, blow guns, air guns, air rifles or similar devices or bow equipped with anything other than blunt target arrows.