A.   Permit Required: It shall be unlawful to cause, allow, permit, aid, abet, or suffer any discharge of dangerous fireworks (including a public display) or any use of special effects without having first obtained a permit therefor from the fire chief.
   B.   Rules And Regulations: The fire chief shall have authority to adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the granting of nontransferable permits for those activities contained in section 12640 of the California Health And Safety Code, including supervised public displays of fireworks by a jurisdiction, fair association, amusement park, other organization, or for the use of fireworks by artisans in pursuit of their trade. Each such use or display shall be handled by a licensed pyrotechnic operator 1
in accordance with a city issued permit, and shall be of such character and so located, discharged or fired as in the opinion of the fire chief or his designee, after proper investigation, will not be hazardous or endanger any person. A permittee shall strictly adhere to any rules, regulations, or conditions pertaining to the granting of a permit.
   C.   Required Bond/Insurance: The permittee for a fireworks display shall furnish a bond or certificate of insurance in an amount deemed adequate by the city manager (or designee thereof) for the payment of all damages which may be caused either to a person or persons or to property by reason of the permitted display, and arising from any acts of the permittee and/or agents, employees, or subcontractors thereof.
   D.   Disposal Of Unused Fireworks: The permittee of any fireworks display, having any fireworks that are unfired after the display has concluded, shall immediately dispose of same in a safe manner for the particular type of fireworks remaining and in accordance with all applicable laws. (Ord. 13-968)



1. As defined by HSC § 12527.