For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   BONFIRE. An outdoor fire used for recreational, ceremonial, cooking or related purpose.
   BURN PERMIT. A burn permit obtained from the City Volunteer Fire Department for a particular prescribed burn within the city.
   FIRE APPARATUS. Includes fire trucks, hose carts, ladder wagons or ladder trucks and vehicles carrying members of the Fire Department, which vehicles must display the insignia or sound the bell or siren of the City Fire Department.
   FIREWORKS. Any substance or combination of substances or articles prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or an audible combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation, and includes blank cartridges, toy cannons, and toy canes in which explosives are used.
      (1)   The term FIREWORKS shall not include toy pistols, toy guns, in which paper caps containing 25/100 grains or less of explosive compound are used and toy pistol caps which contain less than 25/100 grains of explosive mixture.
      (2)   The term FIREWORKS shall also not include trick noisemakers which include paper streamers, party poppers, string poppers, snappers and drop pops, each consisting of not more than 25/100 grains of explosive mixture.
      (3)   NON-TRAVELING FIREWORKS are those fireworks that do not move more than three feet when being used.
   PORTABLE OUTDOOR FIREPLACE. A portable fireplace where the area of the fire does not exceed a two-foot by two-foot square, or 30 inches in diameter, by two-foot high area, regulated pursuant to the currently adopted International Fire Code, § 307.4.3.
   RECREATIONAL FIRES. Contained fires for residential use where the fireplace is constructed in accordance with the city requirements for fireplace construction.
(Prior Code, § 9-01)