City of Seward, NE
Seward County
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[Amended 9-20-1994 by Ord. No. 60-94[1]]
In addition to notifying the Municipal Fire Department pursuant to Neb. RS 28-1233(3), any person desiring to store or keep for any period of time explosive materials defined in Neb. RS 28-1213 over one pound in weight shall file with the Municipal Clerk an application for an explosive material storage permit 24 hours prior to such storage. Application for said permit shall contain all the necessary information and documents required for the protection of the residents of the municipality. The Municipal Clerk shall issue a permit to the applicant upon approval of the application by the Police Chief and Fire Chief and the payment of the permit fee set by resolution of the governing body. The transfer of explosive materials to another person within the municipality shall require the person receiving the explosive materials to obtain a new permit. The transfer of explosive materials to a new location by the owner shall require a new permit for the new location. (Neb. RS 16-222, 16-227, 28-1229, 28-1233)
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 1-16-1990 by Ord. No. 4-90; 9-20-1994 by Ord. No. 61-94[1]]
In addition to notifying the Municipal Fire Department pursuant to Neb. RS 28-1233(3), any person desiring explosive materials as defined in Neb. RS 28-1213 over one pound in weight within the municipality shall apply for and secure a permit therefor from the Municipal Clerk 24 hours prior to such discharge. The application for said permit shall contain all necessary information and documents required for the protection of the residents of the municipality. The Municipal Clerk shall issue a permit upon approval of the application by the Police Chief and Fire Chief and payment of the permit fee as set by resolution of the Mayor and City Council. Any person securing said permit shall discharge such explosives in conformance with the conditions specified in the permit. In no case shall any person perform blasting operations unless in compliance with all state and local laws and regulations and unless operating under the direct supervision of a person in possession of a valid user's permit issued by the Nebraska State Patrol. (Neb. RS 16-227, 28-1229, 28-1233)
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Any person wishing to transport high explosives in the municipality shall first acquire a permit from the Municipal Police and shall take such precautions and use such route as it may prescribe. Nothing herein shall be construed to apply to the Municipal Police or any of the Armed Services of the United States. No vehicle transporting explosives shall make an unscheduled stop for longer than five minutes within the municipality and in the event of mechanical failure. Immediate notice of such breakdown shall be given to the Police Chief, who shall then prescribe such precautions as may be necessary to protect the residents of the municipality and a reasonable time for removal of the vehicle from the municipality. (Neb. RS 16-227, 28-1235)
Any person who violates the prohibitions or provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a violation. The penalty for such violation shall be an amount not to exceed $500 for any one offense, recoverable with costs, and in default of said payment the offender shall stand committed to the County Jail until such fine and costs are paid. Each period of 24 hours during or on which a violation occurs or continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).