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Within 20 days of receipt of the application, the village shall advise the applicant in writing of one of the following:
(A) The application is denied and the reason;
(B) (1) The application is preliminarily approved. If preliminary approved, the applicant will be required to provide proof of written notification about the fireworks display to the neighbors within at least 1,000 feet from the closest point of the launch site. Proof of written notification and a copy of the letter must be submitted to the Village Manager within 14 days of receipt of the preliminary approval notification. Proof of notification can include a sworn affidavit indicating the letter was sent and to whom, or a receipt from the post office along with a listing of recipients. Once the proof of notification is received, the application will be considered by the Village Manager for final approval and public comment. The notice to the neighbors shall include:
(a) Date of the display and expected starting time;
(b) Identification of the owner of the property;
(c) Identification of the host of the event;
(d) Anticipated length of time of the display;
(e) General location of the launch site;
(f) Contact information so that questions may be addressed; and
(g) Date and time of Village Board meetings prior to the date of the event.
(2) Notification to the applicant that the application is preliminarily approved shall also include notice that standby Carol Stream Fire Protection District personnel and firefighting equipment may be required with the cost for such personnel and equipment to be borne by the applicant hosting the fireworks display. The payment of such cost must be made before a final permit is issued.
(C) Issued permits shall be kept on the designated premises at all times and shall be readily available for inspection by a village or Fire Code official.
(Ord. 2010-03-09, passed 3-15-2010)