(a)    Blasting operations shall not be conducted between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., nor at any time on Sundays except by special permission of the Mayor.
   (b)    At least twenty-four hours in advance of blasting, the blaster shall give written notice specifying the location and intended time of blasting to appropriate representatives of the gas, electric, water, fire alarm, telephone, telegraph and steam utilities which operate within the City. In an emergency the Mayor may waive the time limit and allow verbal instead of written notice to be given.
   (c)    When blasting is done in congested areas, or in close proximity to a structure, railway, or highway, the blast shall be covered before firing, with a mat constructed so that it is capable of preventing fragments from being thrown.
   (d)    Electric blasting caps only shall be used as the detonating agent for blasting operations in congested districts, or on highways or adjacent to highways open to traffic.
   (e)    Containers of explosives shall not be opened inside a magazine or within fifty feet of a magazine. In opening containers, wood wedges and either wood, fibre or rubber mallets shall be used. No metal tools except brass shall be used for opening any container of explosives.
   (f)    No person shall handle explosives while under the influence of intoxicating liquors or narcotics.
   (g)    No person shall smoke while handling explosives or in the vicinity thereof.
   (h)    Empty boxes or cases which have previously contained explosives shall not be used again for any purpose, but shall be destroyed by burning in the open air.
   (i)    No open flame or light shall be used in the vicinity of explosives.
(Ord. 31-1962. Passed 6-14-62.)