[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Old Westbury 4-7-1941 as Ch. 1, Art. XXIV, of the General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any firm, corporation, company or person to keep, store, transport or have in his possession any high or low explosives, fuse or electric blasting caps of any description or any other explosive compound without a written permit issued therefor, as provided herein, except that nothing contained herein shall be construed as applying to:
The transportation of any article or thing in conformity with the regulations prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
The military and naval forces of the United States.
The duly authorized militia of any state or territory thereof.
The State of New York.
Any Police Department or force within the County of Nassau in the discharge of its official police duties.
The Long Island State Park Commission.
The possession or use of signaling devices for current daily consumption by railroads, vessels, motor trucks and others required by law to use the same.
No person, firm or corporation shall sell, expose for sale or give away any loaded cartridges, caps, percussion caps, fuses or electric blasting caps, dynamite or any other explosive materials of any description without first obtaining a permit from the Clerk of the Village.
No person shall discharge any gunpowder, torpedoes, blasting caps, dynamite or any other explosive compound within the Village of Old Westbury without first obtaining a permit from the Village Clerk.
The Village Clerk may, upon due application, issue a permit to a duly qualified person, firm, company or corporation, as provided herein, subject to the following limitations:
No permit shall be granted to store any high or low explosives, fuse or electric blasting caps, dynamite or any other explosive compound for a period of longer than 30 days from the date of the issuance of such permit. Such place of storage shall be examined by the Village Clerk and certified as to provisions for safety before the issuance of any such permit.
No permit issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be good for a period longer than 30 days.
Each applicant must agree, as a condition of the issuance of the permit, to abide by such reasonable regulations as may be deemed necessary to properly safeguard life and property as may be prescribed by the Board of Trustees.
A fee of $10 shall be charged for each permit issued hereunder.
Any violation of this chapter shall constitute disorderly conduct, and any firm, corporation, company or person violating the same shall be a disorderly person.
Any firm, corporation, company or person violating this chapter shall be subject and liable, on conviction, to a fine or penalty not exceeding $100 for each and every offense, and each day that such violation shall continue after notification shall constitute a separate offense punishable by a like fine or penalty.