Borough of Downingtown, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Downingtown 3-7-1954 by Ord. No. 433. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 24.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 146.
Mass gatherings — See Ch. 173.

§ 148-1 Public displays authorized; conditions.

Supervised public displays of fireworks, as defined in the Act of 1939, P.L. 134,[1] are hereby permitted within the Borough of Downingtown, under conditions set forth in such Act and under the following additional conditions:
A. 
The Borough Council is hereby authorized to grant permits for supervised public displays of fireworks, to be held within the Borough by any municipality, organization or group of individuals.
B. 
Investigations and inspections, as required by law to be made prior to the issuance of any such permit, shall be made by the Chief of the Fire Department and/or any other officer who shall be designated by the Borough Council for such purpose.
C. 
General liability insurance shall be required to be filed by every holder of a permit for a supervised public display of fireworks and shall be not less than $1,000,000 in any case, the actual amount to be determined by the Council in each case at the time of granting such permit and to be based upon the special conditions applicable to the display for which such permit is to be granted.
[Amended 10-10-1990 by Ord. No. 90-16]
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Editor's Note: See 35 P.S. § 1271 et seq.