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Borough of Shippensburg, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Shippensburg 3-11-1897 by Ord. No. 51. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire prevention — See Ch. 92.
Fireworks — See Ch. 94.
It shall not be lawful for any person or persons, corporation or company to store or keep or to cause to be stored or kept within the limits of the borough any dynamite, dynamite caps, nitroglycerin, guncotton or other explosives of equally dangerous character.
It shall not be lawful for any person or persons, corporation or company to store or keep or to cause to be stored or kept within the limits of the borough any plastic explosive or gunpowder or other like explosive of equally dangerous character in quantities exceeding 25 pounds unless the same is carefully preserved in a magazine constructed and used for the purpose and kept at a distance of at least 50 feet from any dwelling house or workshop and at least 25 feet from any stable.
A. 
It shall not be lawful for any person or persons, corporation or company to keep or store or to cause to be stored or kept within the limits of the borough any gasoline or other equally volatile and flammable fluid unless the same is housed or kept at a distance of at least 50 feet from any dwelling house or workshop and at least 25 feet from any stable, and provided that the quantity of the same so kept shall not at any time exceed two barrels.
B. 
This section shall not be construed to prohibit the storage on residential property of fuel for power mowers, snowblowers or other normal home equipment so long as it is in a suitable container, nor shall it be construed to prohibit the underground storage of gasoline or other fuel products as long as a permit has been obtained from the State Fire Marshal's office for such storage.
[Added 12-30-1985 by Ord. No. 539, approved 12-30-1985]
[Amended 12-30-1985 by Ord. No. 539, approved 12-30-1985]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $300 and costs of prosecution or, upon default in payment of the fine and costs, by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 30 days.