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Chapter 3.03     Regulations Relating to Fireworks and Firearms

3.03A.00     Definitions

            Unless the context otherwise indicates, the following are the definitions of terms in this title.

            (a)  Firework: Any firecrackers, torpedoes, Roman Candles, toy cannon, blank cartridges, sky
                  rockets or other kind of fireworks or pyrotechnics.

            (b) Permissible Fireworks: Fireworks defined by SDCL 34-37-5.

3.03A.01     Sale of Fireworks Prohibited

It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or offer for sale or gift any fireworks, firecrackers, cap pistols or any other manner of fireworks within the City of Scotland or within one mile of the corporate limits.           

3.03A.02     Discharge of Fireworks Regulated

            (a) When allowed by State Law, Permissible Fireworks may be shot, discharged or exploded within the     

                  city limits of the City of Scotland, between 9:00am and midnight.

            (b) It is unlawful for any person to discharge any fireworks in a business or industrial district.

            (c) It is unlawful for any person, firm or organization to give any public display of fireworks, other than

                 permissible fireworks, without having first obtained a special permit from the City of Scotland.    

3.03A.03     Discharge of Firearms and Air Guns Prohibited

It is unlawful for any person, except officers of the law or their duly appointed deputies, to discharge any firearm or air gun within the City of Scotland except at a location approved by the City.

3.03A.99     Penalty

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction fined a sum not exceeding:

                        (A) One hundred dollars for the first offense.

                        (B) Two hundred fifty dollars for the second offense.

                        (C) Five hundred dollars for the third or subsequent offense.