City of Milford, CT
New Haven County
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[Ord. of 11-13-1972, §§ 2, 8]
No person shall purchase, transport or use explosives before a permit therefor is obtained. In case the permit is to encompass blasting, the permit must be obtained by the person who is to do the actual blasting. If blasting work is to be subcontracted, then the subcontractor must secure the permit and comply with the rules and regulations of this article. If more than one of the three listed activities is contemplated, only one permit, complying with applicable requirements of this article, is required.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 2]
An application for a permit required by Section 7-67 shall be filed with the office of the Fire Marshal.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 3]
The applicant for a permit for the use of explosives, required by section 7-67, shall furnish a blasting bond in the amount of $5,000. This bond will cover all permits issued to the applicant for the duration of the permit. The blasting bond must be in the office of the Fire Marshal before the permit will be issued.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, §§ 4-6; Ord. of 11-6-2008]
(a) 
The applicant for a permit required by Section 7-67 shall furnish a certificate of insurance showing public liability for the following amounts:
(1) 
Bodily injury, $1,000,000 for any one person; and $2,000,000 for the aggregate.
(2) 
Property damage liability, $1,000,000 for any one accident; and $2,000,000 for the aggregate.
(3) 
Umbrella or excess liability coverage with a $5,000,000 combined single limit per occurrence, and a general aggregate limit of $5,000,000.
The insurance certificate must state "covers blasting" or "includes blasting," name the City of Milford as an additional insured, provide coverage on a primary, noncontributory basis and such certificate must be in the Fire Marshal's office before a permit will be issued.
(b) 
The insurance company shall furnish the City 30 days' written notice before canceling the policy.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 1]
The Fire Marshal of the City shall issue all permits required by Section 7-67.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 7]
Permits required by Section 7-67 will be issued for a maximum of 30 days, and shall state the location of the job, amount of powder, dynamite and the number of caps to be purchased, transported and used.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, §§ 9, 10]
(a) 
Prior to any blasting with explosives, the Fire Department must be notified as to the time and location that charges will be set off. Notification is to be made every day of blasting operations.
(b) 
If blasting is to be over an extended period of time, the blaster may, on second and subsequent days of blasting, call the Fire Department listing the times the blasts took place and informing the Fire Department that more blasting will be done the next day.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 11]
Requirements on blasting sites shall include: "Two-way radio," warning signs, flag men and compliance with all other requirements of the rules and regulations of the Department of State Police.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 12]
Blasting mats will be required for all blasting operations, regardless of the size or location of the blast.
[Ord. of 11-13-1972, § 1]
No temporary explosives magazines will be allowed in the City.