Chapter 9.21
FIREWORKS

Sections:

9.21.010    Definitions.

9.21.020    Sale, use, or discharge of fireworks prohibited – Exception.

9.21.010 Definitions.

The following terms and phrases, whenever used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:

A. “Fireworks” means any fireworks as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 12511.

B. “Special effects” means any special effects as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 12532. (Ord. 07-2009 § 1, 2009).

9.21.020 Sale, use, or discharge of fireworks prohibited – Exception.

A. Except for public displays of fireworks and the use of special effects authorized pursuant to this section, it is unlawful for any person to possess, offer or expose for sale, sell at retail, give away or in any manner dispose of any fireworks, or to use, explode, or otherwise discharge any fireworks, within the city of Sonoma.

B. Any person or group desiring to perform a public display of fireworks or use special effects within the city of Sonoma shall first make written application for a permit to the fire chief. Application for a permit shall be made in writing at least 10 days prior to the proposed display or use of special effects. The application shall be considered and acted upon by the fire chief and shall comply with Title 19 of the California Code of Regulations. Any permit for a public display of fireworks or use of special effects may be suspended or revoked at any time by the fire chief. (Ord. 07-2009 § 1, 2009).