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POLICY: FIREWORKS POLICY NO: 133007

Approved: 10/23/13

PURPOSE: Revised: 01/08/2020

TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT PENNSYLVANIA LAW THAT PROHIBITS THE USE OF FIREWORKS IS ENFORCED IN CAMELOT FOREST.

TO ENSURE THAT RESIDENTS AND VISITORS ALIKE ARE FREE OF WORRY AND FROM DANGERS THAT ARE POSED BY THE ILLEGAL USE OF FIREWORKS.

TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE ILLEGAL USE OF FIREWORKS.

DEFINITION OF FIREWORKS

According to Pennsylvania Law, (title 35 P.S. chapter 3 13) any device consisting of a combination of explosives and combustibles set off to generate colored lights, smoke, noise, sparks and/or all of the above are illegal.

PROVISIONS:

1- It is illegal to set off any type of fireworks at any time, any place, or by anyone within the confines of Camelot Forest.

2- Certain types of fireworks such as: cherry bombs, M80’s, silver salutes, etc. are illegal according to federal law. Violators using such
devices will be referred to federal authorities for prosecution.

3- Residents who know of violations of the policy are asked to report the incident to the local police at 570-895-2400, and/or notify any
Board Member.

4- Violators of this policy will be referred to Pocono Regional Police who will enforce the Pennsylvania law on fireworks and issue
summons to the violators of the law.

5- In the event the police are unable to respond to violations of this policy, Camelot Forest reserves the right to enforce the above
provisions and impose special fines to the property owners after notice and opportunity to be heard ($500.00 first offense,
$600.00 second offense, $750.00 third offense)

Approved by the CFCA Board of Directors on this 8th day of January 2020

Camelot Forest Conservation Association,