(a)   Except as provided in sections 7-303, 7-304, 7-306, 7-307, 7-308 and 7-309, it shall be unlawful for any person to keep, store, display for sale, fire, discharge or explode any fireworks.
   (b)   Nothing in this article shall be construed as applying to:
      (1)   Toy paper caps containing not more than .25 of a grain of explosive composition per cap;
      (2)   The manufacture, storage, sale or authorized use of signals necessary for the safe operation of railroads or other classes of public or private transportation;
      (3)   The military or naval forces of the United States or of this state while in the performance of official duty;
      (4)   Law enforcement officers while in the performance of official duty; or
      (5)   The sale or use of blank cartridges for ceremonial, theatrical or athletic events.
(Ord. 342, Ord. 464; Code 2015)