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9.20.046 Fireworks--Unlawful possession or discharge.
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It shall be unlawful for any person, within the city of Lacey to:

A. Possess display fireworks which are not authorized to be in the possession of a licensee pursuant to Chapter 70.77 RCW. Possession of less than one pound of said unauthorized display fireworks, exclusive of external packaging, shall constitute a misdemeanor and possession of one pound or more of said non-authorized display fireworks, exclusive of external packaging, shall constitute a gross misdemeanor. For purposes of this subsection, the term “external packaging” means any materials that are not an integral part of the operative unit of the fireworks.

B. Discharge consumer fireworks in the city. Violation of this subsection shall constitute an infraction. The penalty and bail amounts for such infraction shall be as set forth by Court Rule pursuant to Rule 6.2 of the Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.

C. Discharge or otherwise use any fireworks in a reckless manner which creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person or damage to the property of another. A violation of this section shall constitute a gross misdemeanor.

D. To allow rubbish to accumulate in any premises in which fireworks are stored or sold or to permit a fire nuisance to exist on such premises. A violation of this subsection shall constitute a misdemeanor. (Ord. 1311 §1, 2008; Ord. 1254 §6, 2005; Ord. 1204 §5, 2003; Ord. 958 §2, 1993; Ord. 909 §7, 1991).

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