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2006-07 Fireworks

Category: Ordinances Published: Friday, 07 August 2015 Written by Newell City Employee

TOWN OF NEWELL

ORDINANCE 07-2006

FIREWORKS ORDINANCE

 

 AN ORDINANCE LIMITING THE DISCHARGE OF FIREWORKS

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Newell, Butte County, State of South Dakota that all past Ordinances regarding the discharge of fireworks be repealed, and

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that the following will be in full force and effect:

STORAGE OF COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL-OPEN FIRES-FIREWORKS.

The Municipality of Newell shall have power to regulate or pro­hibit the storage of combustible or explosive material, the use of open flame lights, the building of bonfires, and the use or sale of fireworks. (SDCL 9-33-1).

DISCHARGING FIREWORKS LIMITED.

No person or persons, associations, partnerships or corporations shall set off or give cause to set off any fireworks, sky rocket, roman candle, torpedo or any other kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic display within the City limits or within one (1) mile thereof except that such discharging will be allowed between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 11:00 P.M. on July 3rd, 4th and 5th of each year.

FIRE CHIEF AUTHORIZATION.

The Newell City Fire Chief may, at his discretion, declare as off limits for the discharging of fireworks; any section or parcel with­in the City limits or within one (1) mile thereof; without regard for those times otherwise permitting such discharges.

RECKLESS DISCHARGE.

It is unlawful for any person to discharge or use fireworks in a reckless manner which creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person or damage to the property of another.

FINES.

Any person failing to comply with the provisions of this ordinance shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $200.00.

VALIDITY.

All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. The invalidity of any section, clause, sentence, or provision of this Ordinance shall not affect the validity of any other part of this Ordinance which can be given effect without such invalid part or parts.

ORDINANCE IN FORCE:

This Ordinance shall be in full force and effective from and after the passage, approval, recording, and publication as provided by law.

 Passed and adopted by the Board of City Commissioners of the City of Newell, South Dakota on the ____ day of _______________, 200__.

 

Mayor Kenneth Wetz

ATTEST:

Wynne Sutton, Finance Officer

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