Please Remember fireworks are not allowed in the city of Stockton until sunrise on the 4th of July, and must be stopped by midnight on the 5th.
Please take your neighbors and friends into consideration when shooting fireworks be safe and enjoy the holiday.
(a) The manufacture, sale and discharge of fireworks in the city shall be governed by the Rules of Regulations of the State Fire Marshal, as set out in the Kansas Administrative Regulations at 11-6-1 through 22-6-16. Such Rules and Regulations are hereby incorporated by reference as if set out in full herein.
(b) Section 22-6-5 of the Rules and Regulations of the State Fire Marshal incorporated in subsection (a) above is hereby amended to read as follows: The sale, offering for sale, and shooting or firing of fireworks of every nature, shall be conducted only in accordance with a permit issued as provided by sections 7-115 or 7-117 herein.
(Ord. 1249, Sec. 4; Code 1984)
7-115. Same; discharge.
(a) Fireworks may be discharged within the city except as otherwise provided by section 7-117 herein, on July 4th during the hours of sunrise to 12:00 a.m. (midnight) by persons in their own yard, or in the yard of other persons by agreement with such person or in an area in the public park system designated for discharging fireworks. All fireworks shall be discharged in a safe and prudent manner under the supervision of an adult who must be present when the fireworks are being discharged.
(b) It shall be unlawful to discharge fireworks from a vehicle, whether moving or not moving.
(c) It shall be unlawful to discharge bottle rockets, cherry bombs, or to discharge firecrackers which are longer than one and one-half inches, or any other fireworks that when discharged will travel outside the yard or public park area set aside for discharging fireworks.
(Ord. 1249, Sec. 1:3)
7-116. Same; sale or storage.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell, keep, store or display for the purpose of sale any fireworks within the city.
(Code 1959, 8-402)
7-117. Same; permits for displays.
The governing body may issue permits to responsible persons, firms, or corporations to keep or store for the purpose of providing fireworks displays for Fourth of July or other celebrations, and may issue permits for the persons, organizations or agents of the city to discharge fireworks at Fourth of July or other celebrations at times and places designated by the governing body.
(Code 1959, 8-404)