15-20-210  Definitions.
   “Fireworks” means and includes any explosive composition, or any substance or combination of substances, or article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect of a temporary exhibitional nature by explosion, combustion, deflagration or detonation, and shall include blank cartridges, toy cannons in which explosives are used, the type of balloons which require fire underneath to propel the same, firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, roman candles, bombs, sparklers or other fireworks of like construction and any fireworks containing any explosive compound, or any tablets or other device containing any explosive substances, or containing combustible substances producing visual effects; provided, however, that the term “fireworks” shall not include snake or glowworm pellets; smoke devices; trick noisemakers known as “party poppers”, “booby traps”, “snappers”, “trick matches”, “cigarette loads”, and “auto burglar alarms”; or toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns, or other devices in which paper caps containing twenty-five hundredths grains or less of explosive compound are used, providing they are so constructed that the hand cannot come in contact with the cap when in place for the explosion, and toy pistol paper caps which contain less than twenty-hundredths grains of explosive mixture.
(Prior code § 125-21; Amend Coun. J. 4-9-86, p. 29168; Amend Coun. J. 6-29-05, p. 52456, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 10-6-05, p. 57715, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 9-5-07, p. 6884, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-8-12, p. 38872, § 234; Amend Coun. J. 10-31-18, p. 87187, § 1)