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9.20.020 Fireworks--Definitions.
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The following definitions shall apply to LMC 9.20.030 through 9.20.046.

A. “Consumer fireworks” means any composition or device, in a finished state, containing any combustible or explosive substance for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration, or detonation, and not included within the definition of display fireworks or small firework devices, as set forth in this section.

B. “Display fireworks” means large fireworks designed primarily to produce visible or audible effects by combustion, deflagration, or detonation and includes, but is not limited to, salutes containing more than 2 grams (130mg) of explosive materials, aerial shells containing more than 40 grams of pyrotechnic compositions, and other display pieces which exceed the limits of explosive materials for classification as “consumer fireworks” and are classified as fireworks UN0333, UN0334, or UN0335 by the United States Department of Transportation at 49 C.F.R. Sec. 172.101 as of June 13, 2002, and including fused setpieces containing components which exceed 50 mg. of salute powder.

C. “Small firework devices” means those devices commonly referred to as trick and novelty devices, including such items as snakes, glowworms, trick noise makers, party poppers, snappers or pop-its, paper caps containing not more than 25/100 grams of explosive compound for each cap, trick matches or similar devices. Such term also includes combustibles used in auto burglar alarms. (Ord. 1254 §2, 2005).

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