Town of Orange, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Adjourned Town Meeting of the Town of Orange 3-3-1941. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 219-1 Use of fireworks restricted.

The discharge, firing, or use of all fire crackers, rockets, torpedoes, roman candles, fire balloons, or other fireworks or substances designed and intended for pyrotechnic display and all pistols, canes, cannons, or other appliances using blank cartridges or caps containing chlorate of potash mixture, is hereby prohibited in the Town of Orange. Upon written application to him, the Chief of Police may grant written permission for a display of fireworks, upon such conditions and with such restrictions as he may deem necessary, provided that, in his opinion, such proposed display shall be of such character and so located as not to constitute a hazard to surrounding property or persons.

§ 219-2 Manufacture or sale prohibited.

The manufacture or sale of fireworks at retail or wholesale is prohibited in the Town of Orange.

§ 219-3 Exceptions.

No provision of this chapter shall prohibit the discharge of pistols or firearms in any public ceremony or theatrical performance.

§ 219-4 Penalties for offenses.

The violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed a misdemeanor and any person found guilty of such violation shall be fined not less than $10, nor more than $25, for each day's violation of said chapter. The Selectmen may remove or cause to be removed, at the owner's expense, all stocks of fireworks or other combustibles exposed for sale or held in stock in violation of this chapter.