9.28.020   Fireworks defined.
   A.   For purposes of this chapter, "fireworks" means any device containing chemical elements and chemical compounds capable of burning independently of oxygen of the atmosphere and producing audible, visual, mechanical, or thermal effects which are useful as pyrotechnic devices or for entertainment. The term "fireworks" shall include, but not be limited to, fireworks certified as "safe and sane" pursuant to the State Fireworks Law (Cal. Health and Safety Code § 12500, et seq.); blank cartridges, toy pistols, toy cannons, toy canes, or toy guns in which explosives are used; firecrackers; torpedoes, skyrockets, Roman candles, aerial bombs, or buzz bombs; sparklers, or other fireworks of like construction; and any firework containing any combustible or explosive substance for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation.
   B.   "Fireworks" shall not include toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns, or other similar devices in which paper caps containing not more than two thousand five hundred grains of explosive compound per cap are used.
(Ord. 2006-05-1358 § 1)