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Borough of Slippery Rock, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Slippery Rock 6-5-1973 by Ord. No. 288 (Ch. 6, Part 5, of the 1983 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to store any fireworks in the Borough of Slippery Rock, excepting as may be necessary for the performance of a licensed public exhibition of pyrotechnics; any such storage must be under the supervision of and subject to the approval of the Fire Chief of the Slippery Rock Borough Volunteer Fire Company or some person designated by him.
It shall be unlawful to sell or offer for sale any fireworks or pyrotechnics in the Borough of Slippery Rock, provided that public exhibition of fireworks and pyrotechnics may be given if a permit therefor be granted by the Mayor and Borough Council. Such exhibitions shall be given subject to the supervision of the Fire Chief of the Slippery Rock Borough Volunteer Fire Company or some person designated by him.
It shall be unlawful to ignite, discharge, explode or display any fireworks or pyrotechnic materials in the Borough, except in a licensed public exhibition approved by the Mayor and Borough Council.
A public exhibition of pyrotechnics within the Borough of Slippery Rock may be displayed or performed, provided that a license for such purpose is obtained from the Borough of Slippery Rock and such display is approved by the Mayor and Borough Council. Such exhibition shall be given subject to the supervision of the Fire Chief of the Slippery Rock Borough Volunteer Fire Company or some person designated by him.
[Amended 12-7-1983 by Ord. No. 328[1]]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. Upon judgment against any person by summary conviction, or by proceedings by summons on default of the payment of the fine or penalty imposed and the costs, the defendant may be sentenced and committed to the Borough correctional facility for a period not exceeding 10 days or to the county correctional facility for a period not exceeding 30 days. Each day that such violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense. In addition to or in lieu of enforcement under this section, the Borough may enforce this chapter in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Butler County.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).