STORM LAKE, Iowa (KTIV) – The city of Storm Lake, Iowa, has issued a fireworks use bylaw for the upcoming July 4th weekend.
The city said fireworks would be allowed on public property. This includes parks, streets, alleys, sidewalks and rights-of-way.
The city also says that consumer 2nd class fireworks will only be allowed on July 3 and 4 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
These types of fireworks include:
- Cone fountains.
- Cylindrical fountains.
- Flitter sparklers.
- Floor and hand-held foamers, including multi-tube and hand-held foamers that are manufactured in accordance with APA 87-1, section 3.5.
- Spinners on the ground.
- Illuminating torches.
- Toy smoke devices.
- String or dipped sparklers which are not classified as novelty
Fireworks that will not be allowed, such as fireworks aimed at first-class consumers, include:
- Air shell kits and refillable tubes.
- Helicopter and aerial spinners.
- Mine and shell devices.
- Missile type rockets.
- Roman candles.
- Soaring rockets and bottled rockets
Violators of the first class ban and improper use of second class fireworks can be charged with a simple misdemeanor and a fine of up to $ 500.