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A. Definition: All terms relating to fireworks used in this section shall have the same meaning as they are defined in Utah Code Annotated section 53-7-202 of the Utah Fire Prevention Act.

B. Prohibition Of The Use Of Fireworks:

1. No person may detonate, ignite, or in any way use Class C common state approved explosives in any portion of the city designated by the fire chief and city council as a restricted area due to hazardous environmental conditions in accordance with Utah Code Annotated section 15A-5-202.5(1)(b). All restricted areas are shown on the Prohibited Use of Ignition Sources/Fireworks Map, which map is attached to the ordinance codified in this section and made a part of this section by this reference. Each year the city council shall approve the Prohibited Use of Ignition Sources/Fireworks Map in accordance with Utah Code Annotated section 15A-5-202.5(1)(b).

2. No person may negligently discharge a Class C common state approved explosive. “Negligent discharge” has the same meaning as used in Utah Code Annotated section 73-7-225.

C. Prohibition Of The Use Of Ignition Sources:

1. No person may detonate, ignite, or in any way use any ignition source, including fireworks, lighters, matches, sky lanterns, and smoking materials, in any portion of the city designated by the fire chief and city council as a restricted area due to hazardous environmental conditions in accordance with Utah Code Annotated section 15A-5-202.5(1)(b). These areas include any brush-covered, forest-covered, and dry grass-covered areas; within two hundred feet (200') of waterways, trails, canyons, washes, ravines, or similar areas; and the wildland urban interface areas of the city when it is determined by the fire chief that there exists a hazardous environmental condition which necessitates restricting the use of any ignition source in those areas. All restricted areas are shown on the Prohibited Use of Ignition Sources/Fireworks Map, which map is made a part of this section by this reference. Each year the city council shall approve the Prohibited Use of Ignition Sources/Fireworks Map in accordance with Utah Code Annotated section 15A-5-202.5(1)(b).

2. The fire chief is hereby authorized to designate other areas of the city as restricted. The fire chief shall cause the dates of restriction and the specific restricted areas to be posted on the city website when he declares an area to be restricted.

D. Enforcement: Enforcement shall be pursuant to Utah Code Annotated chapter 53-7, Utah Code Annotated section 15A-5-202.5(1)(b), and the International Fire Code.

E. Punishment:

1. A violation of subsection B of this section shall be prosecuted under Utah Code Annotated section 53-7-225.

2. A violation of subsection C of this section shall be a Class B misdemeanor. (Ord. 2020-06-001 § 2, 6-4-2020)