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(A) Any person, firm or organization selling, or in any fashion distributing, consumer fireworks within the city shall, during all hours of operation, post a conspicuous sign, at least eight and one-half inches by 11 inches in size, printed in English, with characters of not less than 24 points in size, in substantial conformity with the following:
Municipal Code §§ 91.35 through 91.39 limit the use, ignition or discharge of consumer fireworks in the City of New Haven to the following dates and times:
(1) June 29, June 30, July 1, July 2, July 3, July 5, July 6, July 7, July 8, July 9, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to two hours after sunset;
(2) Day before Memorial Day, Memorial Day, July 4, day before Labor Day, and Labor Day between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight; and
(3) Between the hours of 10:00 a.m. on December 31 and 1:00 a.m. on January 1.
Fireworks may not be used, ignited or discharged upon any public street, alley or sidewalk, without the prior consent of the New Haven Board of Works, and may not be used, ignited or discharged in any park, playground, school property or church property without the express written consent of the owner.
Violation may result in a fine not to exceed $500 for each separate offense.
(B) The Chief of the New Haven-Adams Township Fire Department may designate and distribute the form of sign required by division (A) above.
(Prior Code, § 93.54) (Ord. G-07-04, passed 6-26-2007)