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Chapter 113: Fireworks Vendors
Code of Ordinances for the City of Wayne, Nebraska

Chapter 113: Fireworks Vendors


113.01 Definition

FIREWORKS means any composition or device designed for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, deflagration or detonation, and which meets the definition of common or special fireworks set forth by the United States Department of Transportation in 49 C.F.R.

(2002 Code, § 22-111)

Statutory reference:

Related definition, see Neb. RS 28-1241
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113.02 Regulations

(A)  It shall be unlawful for any person to sell fireworks of any description whatsoever, except permissible fireworks, which shall mean sparklers, Vesuvius fountains, spray fountains, torches, color fire cones, star and comet type color aerial shells without explosive charges for the purpose of making a noise, ladyfingers not to exceed seven-eighths inch in length or one-eighth inch in diameter, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed one-half grain each in weight, or color wheels. Permissible fireworks may be sold at retail only between June 24 and July 5. The Council may permit fireworks of any description for purposes of public exhibitions or display.

(B)  The sale of permissible fireworks shall be unlawful, except from a stand or building solely for the purpose of selling permissible fireworks, which stand or structure shall be located at a distance of at least ten feet from any other existing structure. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess for sale at retail or store or keep any fireworks of any description within the city; provided that, the possession and storage shall be permissible between June 24 and July 5.

(2002 Code, § 22-112)  Penalty, see § 10.99

Statutory reference:

Fireworks license, see Neb. RS 28-1246

Sale of permissible fireworks, see Neb. RS 28-1249

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