Chapter 8.20


8.20.010    Permit—Required for use of certain explosives.

8.20.020    Permit—Application— Issuance conditions— Revocation and suspension.

8.20.030    Violation—Penalty.

8.20.010 Permit—Required for use of certain explosives.

It is declared unlawful for any person or persons to use or cause to be used or exploded any dynamite, giant, black or gun powder or other compound or mixture susceptible of explosive chemical reaction without first obtaining a permit from the City Council. (Amended during 1989 recodification; Ord. 34 § 1, 1926)

8.20.020 Permit—Application— Issuance conditions— Revocation and suspension.

A. Every applicant for a permit as provided in Section 8.20.010 shall file with the City Clerk an application, setting forth the particular location it is desired to use the explosive or explosives herein mentioned, together with the reason for such use and the time when the same will be used or exploded.

B. The City Council shall have full discretion in the granting of the application and may grant or refuse the same, and their judgment shall be final and conclusive.

C. The City Council may grant an application under this chapter under such terms and conditions as the Council deems proper and just, and the permit may be granted for any length of time the Council deems proper; provided, however, that the Council may, for proper cause, revoke or suspend any permit issued under this chapter for a violation of the terms of this chapter or the terms of the permit, after a hearing thereon. (Amended during 1989 recodification; Ord. 34 § 2, 1926)

8.20.030 Violation—Penalty.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter or any of the provisions and conditions of the permit granted under this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding three hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the County Jail of the County of San Mateo not exceeding ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 34 § 3, 1926)