Ordinance 245: Ordinance Regulating Fireworks

An ordinance regulating the selling and use of fireworks or other pyrotechnics within the limits of the Borough of Darlington, and providing penalties for violation thereof.

Be it enacted and ordained by the Town Council of the Borough of Darlington and it is hereby enacted and ordained by authority of the same.

Sec. 1. From and after the passage of this ordinance it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or expose for sale any fireworks or other pyrotechnics within the limits of the Borough of Darlington except on the third day of July of each year hereafter.

Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to discharge, ignite, fire or otherwise set in action any fireworks or other pyrotechnics except on the Fourth day of July or in the event the Fourth day of July of any year falls on Sunday, then it shall be lawful to fire or discharge such fireworks or other pyrotechnics on the day legally observed as such.

Sec. 3. Any person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of this Ordinance shall upon conviction thereof before the Burgess or any Justice of the Peace of the Borough of Darlington, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $1.00 nor more than $10.00 and cost of prosecution and in default thereof to undergo imprisonment in the Beaver County Jail for a period not to exceed five days.

Sec. 4. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance be, and the same are hereby repealed.

Ordained and enacted into a law by the Town Council of the Borough of Darlington, this 18th day of June A.O. 1937.

Glenn H. Watterson, President Council

Attest:    Harry J. Derringer, Secretary of Council

June 18th, 1937, the forgoing Ordinance approved.

  1. W. Peffer, Burgess
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