Chapter 8.16


8.16.010    Definitions.

8.16.020    Prohibited acts.

8.16.030    Violations designated – Penalty.

8.16.010 Definitions.

“Fireworks,” as used in this chapter, means any composition or device, in a finished state, containing any combustible or explosive substance for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation, and classified as common or special fireworks by the United States Bureau of Explosives or contained in the regulations of the United State Department of Transportation and designated as U.N. 0335 1.3G or U.N. 0336 1.4G, as now or hereafter amended. (Ord. 729 § 1, 1995; Ord. 83 § 2, 1959)

8.16.020 Prohibited acts.

The manufacture, storage, delivery, distribution, sale, offering for sale, use, firing, exploding, lighting, igniting, burning and discharge of fireworks within the city is prohibited and declared unlawful. (Ord. 83 § 1, 1959)

8.16.030 Violations designated – Penalty.

Any person who provides, sells, transfers or delivers fireworks to an person within the city shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor. Any person who uses, fires, explodes, lights, ignites, burns and/or discharges fireworks within the city or expressly encourages or assists any other person to do any of the same shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 729 § 2, 1995; Ord. 83 § 3, 1959)