§ 16.02.030. Possession of fireworks and/or pyrotechnics unlawful; exceptions  


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  • It is unlawful for any person to have, possess, keep, store, handle, manufacture, sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail, or use or explode any fireworks and/or pyrotechnics; however, this chapter does not apply to the following:

    (1) Possession or use of signaling devices by railroads or by persons for emergency purposes or to designate the presence of a vehicle accident or other event of emergency.

    (2) Toy caps for use in toy pistols, toy canes, or toy guns, and novelties and trick noisemakers manufactured in accordance with DOT regulations, 49 CFR §173.100 (p), as may be amended, and packed and shipped according to said regulations.

    (3) Model rockets and model rocket motors designed, sold, and used for the sole purpose of propelling recoverable aero models.

    (4) In the event a duly authorized permit is available and is issued under the provisions of the Fire Code.

(Ord. No. 5932, § 2, 6-13-07)