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Title:An Ordinance Prohibiting the Sale and Regulating the Hours of Use of Fireworks within the Town
Summary:An ordinance limiting the use of fireworks to the 4th of July holiday and New Year's Eve.
Original Author:Darden, Ron
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:08/14/2008
Last Reviewed on::05/25/2017
Subject:Fireworks--Municipal ordinances; Municipal ordinances
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: Fireworks Ordinance.pdf

Reference Documents:

Text of Document: Ordinance No.____
An Ordinance Prohibiting the Sale and Regulating the Hours of Use of Fireworks within the Town

Be It Ordained by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the Town of Lynnville:

Section 1. Definition. “Fireworks” means any composition or device for the purpose of producing a visible or an auditable effect by combustion, deflagration, or detonation and which also meets the definition of Tennessee law.

Section 2. Prohibition. The sale of fireworks within the town limits is prohibited.

Section 3. Hours of Use. Fireworks may be used:

On July 1 through July 4 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. until 10:30 P.M., except on July 2, when the hours fireworks may be used are from 10:00 A.M. until 11:30 P.M.

On December 31 through January 1, between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M.

Section 4. The detonation of fireworks at other times is prohibited.

Section 5. Violators of this ordinance are subject to a $50.00 fine for each occurrence.

Section 6. All ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are repealed.

Section 7. This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its adoption, the public welfare requiring it.

Passed 1st reading___________, 2008
Passed 2nd reading___________, 2008



Approved Attest

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Mayor City Recorder

Please remember that this ordinance was drafted based upon the drafting requirements and authority granted to a particular city or town in its charter and in general law. These drafting requirements and the authority exercised in this ordinance might not apply to your city or town.

Please confer with your city attorney or an MTAS legal consultant, or both, before using this ordinance as a model.