Borough of Bath, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath 7-5-1938 by Ord. No. 119 (Ch. 94 of the 2005 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 310.
No person or persons, firm, associations, partnerships, or corporation shall make or cause to be made, sell, offer for sale, expose to sale, use, fire, explode, discharge, or throw any squib, racket, firecracker, lady cracker, or any substance or device designed or intended for pyrotechnical display or celebration or used for that purpose.
The Mayor of the Borough may issue, and is hereby authorized and directed to issue permits for the public display of certain fireworks by properly qualified individuals working under the auspices of committees, associations, and organizations, and under the direct supervision of persons experienced in handling fireworks at times and in places to be specified in the said permit, and under proper provision for the protection and safety of human life and property; and such permit shall specify the name of the association, committee, or organization applying for and receiving the same; the names of the persons who shall be in the direct control of the display; the nature and kind of display permitted to be given; and the time and the place of the said display; and for the issuance of such permit the Mayor shall collect and receive the fee of not exceeding $25 to be paid into the Treasury of the Borough.
Any person who shall violate any of the rules and regulations contained in this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution for each and every offense.
Each day's violation of any of the provisions of such section shall constitute a separate offense.
[Amended by 9-11-1989 by Ord. No. 421]
In addition, court costs and reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Borough in enforcement proceedings shall be assessed against violator and awarded to the Borough.
[Added 11-5-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-678]