Sec. 14-232. Flying lanterns; prohibition; penalty.


(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, purchase, possess, or set aloft flying lantern-type devices.


(b) For purposes of this section, flying lantern-type devices shall mean devices that require a flame which produces heated air trapped in a balloon-type covering allowing the device to float in the air.  Flying lantern-type devices shall not include hot-air balloons used for transporting persons.


(c) A violation of this section is punishable under the general penalty section of this Code.


(d)    The provisions of this section shall be enforceable within two (2) miles of the corporate limits of the city as authorized in Nebraska Revised Statutes Section 16-246.


Source:  Ord. No. 5383, 1, 3-7-16