LPD issues consumer fireworks reminder
§ 3-4-5-3. CONSUMER FIREWORKS.
(A) Consumer fireworks, as defined by IC 22-11-14-1, may be used within the corporate limits of the City of Lawrence only between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two hours after sunset on June 29, June 30, July 1, July 2, July 3, July 5, July 6, July 7, July 8, and July 9; between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight on July 4; and between the hours of 10:00 p.m. on December 31 and 1:00 a.m. on January 1. The use of consumer fireworks within the corporate limits of the City of Lawrence is prohibited at all other times.
(B) Violation of the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine of up to $100 for a first offense and up to $250 for a second or subsequent offense.
(Ord. 21, 2008, passed 9-2-2008)
§ 3-4-6-1. FIREWORKS.
(A) No person, group or business shall conduct a public display of fireworks without first obtaining a permit from the City of Lawrence. Any and all permits for the public display of fireworks shall be obtained by the person, group or business that is conducting the display. The Board of Public Works and Safety shall approve the permit.
(B) Fireworks and the temporary storage, use and handling of pyrotechnic special effects material used in motion pictures, television, theatrical and group entertainment productions shall be in accordance with I.C. 22-11-14 and the applicable rules of the Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission currently in effect.
(C) A certificate of insurance conditioned for the payment of all damages which may be caused either to a person or persons in an amount of not less than $1,000,000, holding the City of Lawrence harmless from liability shall be reason for the licensed display, arising from any acts of the licensee, his or her agents, employees or subcontractors. The certificate of insurance shall be presented to the Clerk Treasurer for proper filing.
(D) The fee for each permit issued pursuant to each public display of fireworks shall be $50 payable to the City of Lawrence.
(Ord. 5, 2005, passed 6-6-2005)
Consumer fireworks, see § 3-4-5-3