(a)   Section 7-302 of this article shall not apply to the firing or discharge of fireworks in the city on July 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on July 4th under the following circumstances:
      (1)   The discharge area shall be confined to the residential areas of the city and shall be confined to the property owned or leased by the person discharging such fireworks and such owner’s immediate family or invited guests.
      (2)   The discharge is not made within any part of the designated fire district in the city.
      (3)   All resulting debris shall be promptly removed from the discharge area.
   (b)   The governing body of the city may, in its discretion, grant permission at any time for the public display of fireworks by responsible individuals or organizations when such display or displays shall be of such a character and so located, discharged and fired as shall not be a fire hazard or endanger persons or surrounding property.
   (c)   It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to give any public display of fireworks without having first obtained a permit to do so.
   (d)   Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, there shall be no discharge of fireworks when the mayor, in his or her sole discretion, shall declare that such discharge is unsafe or otherwise inadvisable.
   (e)   Any person, firm, partnership, corporation or association violating any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined a sum of $50 for a first offense and $100 for each subsequent offense.
(Ord. 482, Ord. 510; Code 2015)