ORDINANCE NO. BL2011-939
An Ordinance amending Section 10.68.010 of the Metropolitan Code to exempt non-projectile canons and rifles used as part of an outdoor memorial service or commemoration from the definition of “fireworks”.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 10.68.010 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following provision at the end of subsection A.:
“Further, the term ‘fireworks’ does not include canons or rifles used as part of an outdoor memorial service or commemoration, provided no projectile is expelled from such canon or rifle. The metropolitan police department must be notified at least twenty-four hours prior to discharging a rifle or canon exempted from the definition of ‘fireworks’ herein, and persons discharging such rifle or canon shall comply with all federal regulations for the storage and handling of black powder for domestic use.”
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Jim Gotto
|Introduced:||June 7, 2011|
|Passed First Reading:||June 7, 2011|
|Referred to:||Public Safety Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||June 21, 2011|
|Passed Third Reading:||July 19, 2011|
|Approved:||July 21, 2011|