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(A) No person or corporation shall conduct a blasting operation within the city limits without first obtaining a permit from the Fire Chief.
(B) The fee for a blasting permit or permit renewal shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
(C) No person or corporation shall be issued a permit to blast on public property unless the person to be in charge of the blasting holds a valid Kentucky blaster's license.
(D) No person or corporation shall be issued a permit to blast on private property with more than five (5) pounds of explosives unless the person in charge of the blasting holds a valid Kentucky blaster's license.
(E) The blasting permits shall specify the location of the blasting to be permitted.
(F) In the event that a project is not completed, blasting permits must be renewed annually on the applicant's payment of the renewal fee.
(G) A permit allowing blasting shall be issued on application but, on public property, shall not become valid until seven (7) days after its issuance.
(H) If unanticipated blasting is required, the permit may become valid as soon as the Fire Chief notifies all required agencies.
(I) On any contract issued by an agency of the city, blasting permits shall be issued by the Fire Chief unless otherwise specified in said contract.
(J) False statements, made for the purpose of obtaining a permit, shall render the permit null and void from the time of issue.
(K) Copies of the blasting permit shall be distributed by the Fire Chief to the following required agencies: Department of Mines and Minerals; City Building Inspector; Police Department; and Fire Department.
('74 Code, §18-63; Am. Ord. passed 8-16-76) Penalty, see § 93.99