Fireworks not permitted within town limits, may result in $500 fine
June 28, 2014
The town of Windsor would like to remind residents that fireworks are not permitted within town limits and may result in a $500 fine.
Paper caps containing less than twenty-five hundredths (.25) of a grain of explosive content per cap and sparklers are allowed — nothing else.
Here is the definition from the Municipal Code Article VII Section 10-7-10:
"Fireworks means any combustible or explosive composition, or any substance or combination of substances or particles prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or an audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation, and shall include blank cartridges, toy pistols, toy cannons, toy canes or toy guns in which explosives are used, the type of balloons that require fire underneath to propel the same, firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, roman candles, Day-Glo bombs, any devices containing any explosive or flammable compound or any tablets or other devices containing any explosive substances, except that the term fireworks shall not include automobile flares, sparklers or other devices of like construction, paper caps containing not in excess of an average of twenty-five hundredths (.25) of a grain of explosive content per cap manufactured in accordance with the Interstate Commerce Commission regulations for packing and shipping as provided therein, and toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns or other devices for use of such caps, the same and use of which shall be permitted at all times." (Prior code 10-101; Ord. 2006-1236 §1; Ord. 2006-1246 §1)