Sec. 8-5.  Fireworks sales; permit required, occupation tax and insurance certificate.


No person shall engage in the seasonal sale of pyrotechnics commonly known as fireworks without a fireworks permit issued by the fire division.  Persons engaged in the seasonal sale of pyrotechnics commonly known as fireworks shall be regulated pursuant to section 13-116 of the official city code.


An occupation tax is hereby levied in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per fireworks permit, per year, upon each and every person who engages in the selling of, at retail or wholesale, pyrotechnics commonly known as fireworks within the city.  In addition to said occupation tax, at the time of obtaining a fireworks permit and paying the occu­pation tax as set forth herein, every person shall provide the city with a certificate of insurance, naming the city as an addi­tional insured thereon, in the following minimum amounts:


General Aggregate $1,000,000
a.  Bodily Injury/Property Damage  $1,000,000 each occurrence
b.  Personal Injury Damage $1,000,000 each occurrence
c.  Contractual Liability $1,000,000 each occurrence
d.  Products Liability & Completed Operations $1,000,000 each occurrence
e.  Fire Damage $   100,000 any one fire
f.   Medical Expense $       5,000 any one person

Source: Ord. No. 3058, § 1(15), 3-1-82; Ord. No. 3209, § 1, 5-7-84; Ord. No. 3602, § 1, 11-21-88; Ord. No. 4604, § 1, 9-16-02; Ord. No. 5571, § 2, 9-17-18;