As used in this Arti­cle, the fol­low­ing terms shall have the fol­low­ing mean­ings, unless the con­text clear­ly indi­cates that a dif­fer­ent mean­ing is intended:

Com­mon Fire­works:  Any fire­works designed pri­mar­i­ly to pro­duce visu­al or audi­ble effects by combustion.

(A) The term includes:

  1. Ground and hand-held sparkling devices, includ­ing items com­mon­ly known as dipped sticks, sparklers, cylin­dri­cal foun­tains, cone foun­tains, illu­mi­nat­ing torch­es, wheels, ground spin­ners, and flit­ter sparklers;
  2. Smoke devices;
  3. Fire­works com­mon­ly known as heli­copters, aeri­als, spin­ners, roman can­dles, mines and shells;
  4. Class C explo­sives clas­si­fied as com­mon fire­works by the Unit­ed States Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion, by reg­u­la­tions found in the Code of Fed­er­al Reg­u­la­tions.

(B) The term does not include fire­works com­mon­ly known as fire­crack­ers, salutes, chasers, sky­rock­ets, and mis­­sile-type rockets.

Dan­ger­ous Fire­works:  Any fire­works not defined as a “com­mon firework”.

Fire­works:  Any com­po­si­tion or device, in a fin­ished state, con­tain­ing any com­bustible or explo­sive sub­stance for the pur­pose of pro­duc­ing a vis­i­ble or audi­ble effect by com­bus­tion, explo­sion, defla­gra­tion, or det­o­na­tion, and clas­si­fied as com­mon or spe­cial fireworks.

Spe­cial Fire­works:  Any fire­works designed pri­mar­i­ly for exhi­bi­tion dis­play by pro­duc­ing vis­i­ble or audi­ble effects.  The term includes:

  • Fire­works com­mon­ly known as sky­rock­ets, mis­­sile-type rock­ets, fire­crack­ers, salutes, and chasers; and
  • Fire­works not clas­si­fied as com­mon fireworks.