§653. Storing and displaying of fireworks
A. The placing, storing, locating or displaying of fireworks in any place where the sun may shine through glass, which is not tinted, onto the fireworks is prohibited. The presence of lighted cigars, cigarettes, or pipes within ten feet of where the fireworks are offered for sale is prohibited. At all places where fireworks are stored or sold there shall be signs posted with the words "Fireworks ...... No Smoking" in letters not less than four inches high.
B. The physical facility such as a fireworks stand, retail fast food outlet, or any other similar facility where fireworks are sold, offered for sale, or stored shall be located not less than fifty feet from any facility or mechanism where inflammable liquids are dispensed or stored above ground or where paint, oil, varnish, resin, turpentine, or other inflammable substances which may generate inflammable vapors are used, stored, or sold. No fireworks shall be exploded within seventy-five feet of any facility or mechanism where inflammable liquids are dispensed or stored above ground or within seventy-five feet of any location where fireworks are stored, sold, or offered for sale.
C. No open flame heating devices shall be permitted in any location where fireworks are sold at retail.
D. No sleeping shall be permitted in a facility where fireworks are sold, offered for sale, or stored.
E. There shall be a minimum of one unobstructed exit in any place where fireworks are sold at retail or offered for sale at retail or stored.
F. In any retail outlet except those that sell only fireworks, no fireworks shall be stored, displayed, or offered for sale within ten feet of any required exit unless the fireworks are stored or contained within a container which will resist fire from any outside source.
G. A facility for the sale at retail or storage of fireworks shall be located not less than twenty-five feet from a public roadway and shall not in any case be located on any public right of way.
H. The wiring in any facility for the sale at retail or storage of fireworks shall be in compliance with the National Electrical Code.
I. Any facility for the sale at retail or storage of fireworks shall have available one serviceable fire extinguisher in accordance with the regulation of the National Fire Protection Association and Louisiana Administrative Code 17-4:21.
Acts 1958, No. 63, §4. Acts 1984, No. 918, §1, eff. July 20, 1984; Acts 2001, No. 667, §1, eff. June 25, 2001.