City of Eudora Fireworks Code

7-401. Fireworks; sale prohibited; exception to prohibition; penalty.



(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to sell or offer for sale within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas, any fireworks or articles that may be used in pyrotechnical displays. Provided, however, that this section shall not be construed to prohibit the sale of fireworks to the City of Eudora, Kansas, for the purpose of giving pyrotechnical displays.

(b) Provided, that a corporation that has been organized and created as a “Not For Profit Corporation,” may sell fireworks within the City limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas, between the hours of 7:00 o’clock a.m. and 10:00 o’clock p.m. on the 1st and 2nd days of July; and between the hours of 7:00 o’clock a.m. and midnight on the 3rd and 4th day of July, each year; such sales to be restricted to City of Eudora Commercial Zoning Districts. Such sales shall not be made without the prior affirmative vote of the governing body of the City of Eudora, Kansas. Any “Not For Profit Corporation” to whom such approval shall be granted shall comply with the requirements of the governing body regarding location, insurance, safety considerations and other such conditions as the governing body may uniformly impose. However, in no event shall bottle rockets, as defined by K.S.A. 31-155, as amended, be sold within the City limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas.

(c) Any person, firm, or corporation found to be in violation of this section shall be subject to a fine punishable by a fine set by resolution of the governing body from time to time not to exceed $500.00. (Ord. 751; Ord. 773; Ord. 795; Ord. 819; Ord. 835; Ord. 1009; Ord. 1033; Code 2016)


7-402. Fireworks; discharge prohibited; exception to prohibition; penalty.



(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or fire off any fireworks of any kind within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas. Provided, however, that nothing within this section shall be construed as prohibiting the governing body of the City of Eudora, Kansas, from giving pyrotechnical displays or from granting permission to responsible persons, firms, or corporations to give pyrotechnical displays in places to be designated by the governing body within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas.

(b) Provided, also, that subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to the discharge of fireworks, as authorized under state law, on the 1st and 2nd days of July, each year, between the hours of 7:00 o’clock a.m. and 10:00 o’clock p.m., and on the 3rd and 4th day of July, each year, between the hours of 7:00 o’clock a.m. and midnight. However, it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge, fire off, or explode any bottle rocket, as defined at K.S.A. 31-155, within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas, at any other time.

(c) Failure to conform to these requirements shall be, upon conviction thereof, punishable by a fine of an amount set by resolution of the governing body from time to time. (Ord. 751; Ord. 773; Ord. 795; Ord. 819; Ord. 835; Ord. 1033; Code 2016)