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AGO 1962 No. 145 >  July 18, 1962
CITIES AND TOWNS - FIREWORKS - STATE FIREWORKS LAW - PERMITS - AUTHORITY OF CITY TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS BY ORDINANCE
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIREWORKS ‑- STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- PERMITS ‑- AUTHORITY OF CITY TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS BY ORDINANCE A city or town does not have the authority to prohibit by ordinance the manufacture, importation, exportation, possession, sale, use or discharge of fireworks within its corporate limits but may regulate such activities under provisions of the state fireworks law (chapter 228, Laws of 1961, chapter 70.77 RCW).
AGO 1963 No. 34 >  July 1, 1963
CITIES AND TOWNS - FIREWORKS - STATE FIREWORKS LAW - PERMITS - ORDINANCE - AUTHORITY OF CITY TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT RIGHT TO APPLY FOR PERMIT
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIREWORKS ‑- STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- PERMITS ‑- ORDINANCE ‑- AUTHORITY OF CITY TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT RIGHT TO APPLY FOR PERMIT A city or town may not by ordinance limit or restrict the issuance of a permit for the manufacture, importation, exportation, possession, sale, use or discharge of fireworks to charitable and public service groups.  The governing authority of the city or town must consider each application for a permit and then exercise its discretion in denying or granting same.
AGO 1951 No. 009 >  April 10, 1951
FIREWORKS - STATE LAW HAVING PRECEDENT OVER COUNTY ORDINANCES
FIREWORKS ‑- STATE LAW HAVING PRECEDENT OVER COUNTY ORDINANCES
City and county ordinances governing fireworks are not superseded by state regulation as found in chapter 174, Laws of 1951, unless there is a confliction.
AGO 1951 No. 046 >  May 23, 1951
FIREWORKS
FIREWORKS
Section 7, chapter 174, Laws of 1951, does not require the transportation of fireworks to the point of sale by a carrier having a license to do business within the state.  "Direct sales" as used in section 7,supra, embraces those immediate sales of fireworks from trucks, cars, etc.
AGLO 1981 No. 15 >  June 25, 1981
FIREWORKS
CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN ITEMS UNDER CHAPTER 70.77 RCW Such items as "smoke balls," "snakes" and "sparklers" ‑- which are commonly sold by fireworks' dealers for use on the Fourth of July ‑- do fall within the state statutory definition of "fireworks" in RCW 70.77.125.
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