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Discharge of fireworks shall be subject to the conditions of a proclamation issued by the Mayor on or before April 1 each year based on fire conditions and the recommendation of the Fire Department and/or district. A person may not discharge Class C common State approved explosives in the State except as follows:
A. July: Between the hours of eleven o'clock (11:00) A.M. and eleven o'clock (11:00) P.M., except that on July 4 and July 24, the hours are eleven o'clock (11:00) A.M. to twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight:
1. Beginning on July 2 and ending on July 5; and
2. Beginning on July 22 and ending on July 25;
B. New Year's Eve:
1. Beginning at eleven o'clock (11:00) A.M. on December 31 and ending at one o'clock (1:00) A.M. on the following day; or
2. If New Year's Eve is on a Sunday and the County, Municipality, or metro township determines to celebrate New Year's Eve on the prior Saturday, then a person may discharge Class C common State approved explosives on that prior Saturday within the County, Municipality or metro township; and
C. Chinese New Year's Eve: Beginning at eleven o'clock (11:00) A.M. on the Chinese New Year's Eve and ending at one o'clock (1:00) A.M. on the following day.
1. Condition 1:
a. Fireworks may be discharged only in areas free of dry vegetation for thirty feet (30') or covered with concrete, asphalt, or other nonflammable surface.
2. Condition 2:
a. Fireworks may not be discharged in any area within two hundred feet (200') of dry brush, vegetation, or buildings.
3. Condition 3:
a. Fireworks in July may be discharged only in the following locations:
(1) Spilsbury Park ball fields.
(2) American Legion ball field.
(3) Three Falls Park.
(4) Dixie Springs Park beginning in July of 2016. (Ord. 2018-06, 5-17-2018)