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(a) No person shall possess at any location other than his principal place of residence, any fireworks as defined herein, nor shall any person possess for sale at retail, or sell at retail, or discharge, ignite or explode any fireworks, as defined herein, within the Municipality, except as provided in Section 1519.02.
(b) "Fireworks" means any combustible or explosive compositions, or any substance or combination of substances or article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation, but shall not mean or include toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns or other devices in which paper or plastic caps containing 0.25 grains or less of explosive compounds are used, provided they are so constructed that the hand cannot come in contact with the cap when in place for the explosion, and toy pistol paper or plastic caps which contain less than 0.20 grains of explosive mixture.
(c) No person shall sell or give fireworks of any kind to children under the age of eighteen years.
(1979 Code 137.10)