The Chapter applies to all explosives except small arms ammunition and pyrotechnic devices. The manufacturing of explosives is prohibited. A permit shall be obtained to have, keep, use, store or transport any explosives and such permit shall be issued only in compliance with the terms of this Chapter.
Explosives shall be transported on vehicles only if such vehicles are conspicuously marked "DANGER — EXPLOSIVES!" and shall never be transported in or on any conveyance carrying for hire. It shall be unlawful for any person to place or cause to be carried in the bed or body of a vehicle containing explosives, any metal tool or other piece of metal or any matches or any exploders, detonators, blasting caps or similar explosive material.
[CC §650.030; Ord. No. 26, 10-8-1959]
Magazines containing explosives shall be located at distances from neighboring buildings, highways and railroads in conformity with the American Quantity and Distance Tables; provided, that one (1) portable magazine kept securely locked and conspicuously marked "MAGAZINE — EXPLOSIVES!" containing not more than fifty (50) pounds of explosives may be allowed in a building not occupied as a dwelling or place of public assembly, on wheels and located not more than ten (10) feet from, on the same floor with, and directly opposite to the entrance on the floor nearest the street level, and one (1) similar portable magazine containing not more than five thousand (5,000) blasting caps may be allowed if placed on wheels and located on the floor nearest the street level. Blasting caps or detonators of any kind shall not be kept in the same magazine with other explosives.