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(A) No activity involving the storage, utilization or manufacture of materials or products which decompose by detonation shall be permitted unless specifically approved by the City Council, and then only in the I-1 or I-2 Districts. The activity shall be conducted in accordance with the rules promulgated by the State Fire Marshal. The materials shall include, but are not limited to, all primary explosives such as lead azide, lead styphnate, fulminates and tetracene; all high explosives such as TNT, RDX, HMX, PETN and picric acid; propellants and components thereof, such as nitrocellulose, black powder, boron hydrides, hydrazine and its derivatives; pyrotechnics and fireworks such as magnesium powder, potassium chlorate and potassium nitrate; blasting explosives such as dynamite and nitroglycerin, unstable organic compounds such as acetylides, tetraxoles and ozonides; strong oxidizing agents such as liquid oxygen, perchloric acid, perchlorates, chlorates and hydrogen peroxide in concentrations greater than 35%; and nuclear fuels, fissionable materials and products; and reactor elements such as uranium 235 and Plutonium 239.
(B) The restrictions of this section shall not apply to:
(1) The activities of site preparation or construction, maintenance, repair, alteration, modification or improvement of buildings, equipment or other improvements on or within the lot line;
(2) The operation of motor vehicles or other facilities for the transportation of personnel, materials or products;
(3) Conditions beyond the control of the user such as fire, explosion, accidents, failure or breakdown of equipment or facilities or emergencies; and
(4) Safety or emergency warning signals or alarms necessary for the protection of life, limb or property.
(Prior Code, § 150.120) (Ord. 1978-4, passed 3-21-1978)