Notwithstanding section 6.255 of this code, a person in charge of property may operate a solid fuel space heating device during a Stage I or Stage II Red Advisory if that person has previously obtained one of the following exemptions from the city manager.
(a) Sole source of heat exemption. A person in charge of property who signs a sworn statement that their solid fuel space heating device is the sole source of heat for their residence. This exemption shall expire on July 1 of each year and must be renewed annually. This exemption shall not be issued after June 30, 1996.
(b) Economic need exemption. Persons in charge of property who satisfy criteria established under the Low Income Energy Assistance Program as administered by the Lane County Housing Authority and as established by the United States Department of Energy. This exemption shall expire on July 1 of each year and must be renewed annually thereafter.