Cross Reference — As to fire department and similar provisions, ch. 203.
[Code 1999 §510.020; CC 1979 §§630.100 — 630.113; Ord. No. 57 §§1 — 3, 5-6-1927]
Prohibited. It shall be unlawful to store or keep any dynamite, nitroglycerin, or other explosives other than gunpowder in any storeroom, wareroom, building or on any premises within the City limits.
Amount And Enclosure. No more than five (5) pounds of gunpowder may be kept in closed metal canisters in a store or wareroom away from artificial heat or light, and not more than fifty (50) pounds of gunpowder may be kept if in a magazine made of fire-proof material or of wood covered with sheet iron and mounted on wheels, and kept securely locked except when necessarily opened or used by authorized persons, and not more than one thousand (1,000) blasting caps in a similar but separate magazine. Said magazines shall be conspicuously labeled with red letters at least four (4) inches high "Explosives" located within the building on the floor nearest the street level and within ten (10) feet of the street entrance.
Permit. Any person, firm or corporation who shall sell or store gunpowder shall attain a permit from the Chief of the Fire Department who shall inspect the place where same is kept, and the dealer shall fully disclose to said Chief where same is kept both in the day and nighttime.