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Fireworks Safety Act No 256 of 2011- Ordinance Amendment #390



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October 09, 2013 - PUBLIC NOTICE

AN ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

OF THE VILLAGE OF OXFORD,

OAKLAND COUNTY MICHIGAN

TO AMEND the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act No 256 of 2011- Ordinance Amendment #390. Amendment to the Village of Oxford Code- Ordinance Amendment #378 Section 159 of Chapter 42, Fire Prevention and Protection, is hereby amended to provide consistent regulation, to establish the qualifications of persons for the safe operation of fireworks; to establish certain violations; to limit the hours of ignition or discharge; to provide penalties for the violation of this act.

(a) In Summary this is AN ACT to promote safety of the use, storage, sale and possession of fireworks, explosives and pyrotechnics of any type within the Village and shall be governed in accordance with state law set forth at MCL 28.451 et seq., as amended. Any retailer or wholesaler of fireworks located in the Village must post or display a copy of this Village Fireworks Ordinance so it is accessible by the general public for review, and Prohibited ignition, discharge, and use of consumer fireworks.

(b) consumer fireworks shall not be ignited, discharged, or used between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 8:00 a.m. eastern standard time on the day preceding, the day of, or the day following the national holidays as listed in section a.(2) of this Ordinance except that consumer fireworks shall not be ignited, discharged, or used between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. eastern standard time on New Year's Day.

A complete copy of the proposed text amendment is available at the offices of the Village Clerk, 22 W. Burdick, Oxford. This Ordinance shall become effective after adoption and 20 days after publication in accordance with the Village of Oxford Charter. This Ordinance was duly passed and adopted by the Oxford Village Council during its regular meeting held on September 10, 2013.

Published October 9, 2013

Susan C. Nassar, CMC, MiCPT

Village Clerk

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