Chapter 4-Fireworks

3-4-1 FIREWORKS UNLAWFUL, PERMIT REQUIRED
3-4-2 SALE OF FIREWORKS PROHIBITED

3-4-1 FIREWORKS UNLAWFUL; PERMIT REQUIRED. The discharge, firing, or use of firecrackers, rockets, torpedoes, Roman candles or other fireworks designed and intended for pyrotechnic display and pistols, canes, cannons, or other appliances using blank cartridges or caps containing chlorate of potash mixtures, is hereby prohibited; provided that the Council may, upon suitable application, issue a permit to a properly qualified person or organization for giving a pyrotechnic display of fireworks in the public parks or other open places. Such display shall be of such a character and so located, discharged or fired as, in the opinion of the Chief of the Fire Department, shall not be hazardous to surrounding property or endanger any person or persons.

3-4-2 SALE OF FIREWORKS PROHIBITED. The sale of fireworks at retail is prohibited. The Chief of the Fire Department is given authority to remove or have removed, at the owner’s expense, all stocks of fireworks exposed for sale or held in stock in violation of this Chapter.