Skip to code content (skip section selection)
For purposes of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CONSUMER FIREWORK. Those fireworks defined by A.R.S. § 36-1601.
CONSUMER FIREWORKS RETAIL SALES FACILITY. A permanent or temporary building or structure, consumer fireworks retail sales stand, tent, canopy, or membrane structure that is used primarily for the display or sale of consumer fireworks to the public as defined by A.R.S. § 36- 1601.
DISPLAY FIREWORK. Those fireworks defined by A.R.S. § 36-1601.
FIREWORKS. Any combustible or explosive composition, substance or combination of substances, or any article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation, that is a consumer firework, display firework or permissible consumer firework as defined by A.R.S § 36-1601.
NFPA 1124. The National Fire Protection Association code for the manufacture, transportation, storage, and retail sales of fireworks and pyrotechnic articles as defined by A.R.S. § 36-1601.
NOVELTY ITEMS. Federally deregulated novelty items that are known as snappers, snap caps, party poppers, glow worms, snakes, toy smoke devices, sparklers, and certain toys as defined in A.R.S. § 36-1601.
PERMISSIBLE CONSUMER FIREWORKS. Those fireworks as defined by A.R.S. § 36-1601 that may be sold within the city even where the use of those items has been prohibited.
PERSON. Includes an individual, partnership, firm, or corporation as defined by A.R.S. § 36-1601.
STORE. A building, that is classified as a mercantile occupancy that contains a variety of merchandise and that is not used primarily for the retail sales of consumer fireworks, as defined by A.R.S. § 36- 1601.
SUPERVISED PUBLIC DISPLAY. A monitored performance of display fireworks open to the public and authorized by permit by the Fire Chief or his designee.
(Ord. O2013-26, passed 5-1-13; Ord. O2018-015, passed 5-2-18)