[R.O. 2004 §240.010; CC 1990 §240.010; Ord. No. 688 §1, 3-15-1990; Ord. No. 1147 §§1 — 2, 8-20-2007; Ord. No. 1442, 2-19-2018]
A "fireworks display," as defined by the International Building Code and the International Fire Code, as more particularly set forth and identified in Section 500.010 of the Municipal Code of the City of Pevely. may be discharged within the territorial limits of the City of Pevely on the fourth day of July in each year between the hours of' 8:00 A.M. and 11:00 P.M. in such years as the fourth day of July shall fall on a Sunday through Thursday weekday: and may be discharged between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 12:00 Midnight in such years as the fourth day of July shall fall on a Friday or Saturday of the week. Additionally. fireworks may he discharged on the Saturday preceding the Fourth of July, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 12:00 Midnight. when the Fourth of July falls on a Monday through Thursday in any given year. Such fireworks may he discharged only on privately owned property with the consent of the owner and the occupant of such property.
[R.O. 2004 §240.020; CC 1990 §240.020; Ord. No. 688 §2, 3-15-1990; Ord. No. 962 §1, 5-7-2001; Ord. No. 1102 §1, 4-17-2006]
Any such person, firm or corporation making application for a permit shall file a written request with the City Clerk not less than thirty (30) days prior to the fourth (4th) day of July accompanied by a fee of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) per location. If the application is not approved by the Board of Aldermen, the two thousand dollar ($2,000.00) fee shall be returned to the applicant. The City of Pevely Board of Aldermen has voted to limit the fireworks stands in the City to four (4) stands only per year. All permits issued and approved are personal to the applicant and non-transferable. The sale of fireworks or operation of place of sale by anyone other than the permittee shall void the permit and cause forfeiture of the permit fee.
The granting or denial of applications for permits shall be at the sole discretion of the Board of Aldermen and all applications shall contain the name of applicant, in addition to a detailed description of the location of sale site or sites, type of structure from which sales are to be made, provisions for fire protection and, provided further, that the location of each sale site shall be only on property which in zoned for commercial or industrial use and shall be open for business from June twentieth (20th) through July fifth (5th) only.
Fireworks Application And/Or License.
[R.O. 2004 §240.030; CC 1990 §240.030; Ord. No. 688 §3, 3-15-1990]
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw or place any fireworks, including pyrotechnic devices, in such manner that the explosion of same will be likely to endanger or cause injury or damage to any person or property; provided further, that it shall be unlawful for any person to shoot or detonate fireworks of any nature within City limits except on the fourth (4th) day of July of each year.
[R.O. 2004 §240.040; CC 1990 §240.040; Ord. No. 688 §4, 3-15-1990]
Permission for any person, firm or corporation to store, sell or offer for sale fireworks of any type within the City limits must first comply with the Dunklin Fire District codes for fireworks stands.