City of Neosho, MO
Newton County
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A person commits the crime of abandonment of airtight icebox if he/she abandons, discards, or knowingly permits to remain on premises under his/her control, in a place accessible to children, any abandoned or discarded icebox, refrigerator, or other airtight or semi-airtight container which has a capacity of one and one-half (1½) cubic feet or more and an opening of fifty (50) square inches or more and which has a door or lid equipped with hinge, latch or other fastening device capable of securing such door or lid, without rendering such equipment harmless to human life by removing such hinges, latches or other hardware which may cause a person to be confined therein.
Subsection (A) of this Section does not apply to an icebox, refrigerator or other airtight or semi-airtight container located in that part of a building occupied by a dealer, warehouseman or repairman.
The defendant shall have the burden of injecting the issue under Subsection (B) of this Section.
[Ord. No. 326-2008 §4, 4-1-2008]
It shall be unlawful for any person to misuse the emergency telephone service. For the purposes of this Section:
"Emergency" means any incident involving danger to life or property that calls for an emergency response dispatch of Police, Fire, EMS or other Public Safety organization;
"Misuse the emergency telephone service" includes, but is not limited to, repeatedly calling the "911" for non-emergency situations causing operators or equipment to be in use when emergency situations may need such operators or equipment; and
"Repeatedly" means three (3) or more times within a one (1) month period.
[Code 1962 §21-45; CC 1979 §19-112; Ord. No. 973 §1, 10-4-1977]
No person shall, without proper authority remove or extinguish any lantern, flare or other danger signal which has been placed on any street, alley, sidewalk, parking or other highway or portion of a highway for the purposes of guarding against accidents.
[Ord. No. 96-22 §§1 — 10, 6-4-1996; Ord. No. 99-21, 6-15-1999; Ord. No. 325-2008 §2, 3-18-2008; Ord. No. 44-2014; §1, 11-4-2014; Ord. No. 31-2019, 16-4-2019]
Firework sales are allowed in the City but shall be limited to the period of 7:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. on June 20 through July 5.
Discharge of ireworks shall be limited to the periods of 7:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. on July 1 through July 10. July 4th fireworks may be discharged from 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 Midnight.
Fireworks can also be discharged from December 31 at 5:00 P.M. to January 1 at 1:00 A.M.
Fireworks shall not be stored in, nor dispensed from, a permanent building unless stored in a personal residence for personal use during the specified dates.
Only sales and use of Type 1.4 fireworks are allowed, excluding bottle rockets.
Firework sales and storage are to be governed by the Missouri Division of Fire Safety Rules.
Firework displays for the general public must be approved by the Fire Department.
The manufacture of fireworks is prohibited.
In order to sell fireworks, a City merchant's license must be purchased, with all locations to be inspected by the Fire Chief or the Fire Chief's designee prior to the issuance of the license. Sales locations will be subject to the Building and Fire Safety Codes adopted by the City.