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(A) The Program Administrator, upon satisfaction that the applicant met the requirements, may grant a permit, subject to any other conditions deemed necessary for the public's health, safety, and general welfare.
(B) The City Manager shall have the discretion to set a maximum number of permits that may be issued each calendar year to sell safe and sane fireworks. If the number of applications received exceeds the number of permits allowed for the year, a random lottery system will be conducted by the Program Administrator, and applicants will be notified accordingly.
(C) To allow various Riverbank nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations an opportunity to sell fireworks, no more than one permit per organization shall be issued for the sale of fireworks during any one calendar year; any affiliates will not be eligible for a permit. One issued permit allows for one temporary stand for the sale of fireworks.
(D) The temporary city permit issued shall only be valid for the organization named, the premises or address indicated, and for the dates specified on the permit. The permit shall not be transferable, assignable, or renewable.
(E) Applicants for a permit shall be notified by the Program Administrator of the granting or denial of a permit no later than May 15 of each year.
(F) Transportation and storage. The permittee shall comply with all state and local regulations and laws for the transportation and storage of fireworks to be sold, used, or displayed.
(G) The city issued permit shall be posted at the stand for clear public view, along with the State Fire Marshal's retail fireworks license permit, and any other permit or sign required by state or local regulations or laws.
(H) The sale of fireworks may begin no earlier than 12:00 noon and end by 10:00 p.m. on June 28th, and may be sold daily thereafter from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and shall cease by 10:00 p.m. on July 4th. All unsold stock shall be removed from the location no later than 12:00 noon July 5th.
(Ord. 2018-007, passed 12-11-18; Am. Ord. 2020-005, passed 4-14-20)