City of Ellsworth

Did you know?
    Ellsworth has Code of Ordinances in place.   Different subjects are being spotlighted here  and sections will only be high lighted.  A completed copy of the Code of Ordinances is in City Hall and the Ellsworth Public Library.   This Ordinances is about City Curfew.  Also, this month the State Fireworks Regulation has been added.


CODE PERTAINING TO MINORS  ORDINANCE NO. 552

CURFEW - Minors between the ages of fifteen (15) and eighteen (18) years shall be in any public place between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Minors under the age of fifteen (15) cannot be in any public place between the hours of 9:30 pm and 6:00 am.


STATE OF IOWA FIREWORKS REGULATION

Following are the limitations on using fireworks according to the Iowa State Code:

A person shall not use or explode consumer fireworks on days other than June 1 through July 8 and December 10 through January 3 of each year, all dates inclusive.
A person shall not use or explode consumer fireworks at times other than between the hours of 9:00 am and 10:00 pm, except that on the following dates consumer fireworks shall not be used at times other than between the hours specified:
    1) Between the hours of 9:00 am and 11:00 pm on July 4 and the Saturdays and                 Sundays immediately preceding and following July 4.
    2) Between the hours of 9:00 am and 11:00 pm on the Saturdays and Sundays                 immediately preceding and following December 31.
c)  A person shall not use consumer fireworks on real property other than that person’s real property or on the real property of a person who has consented to the use of consumer fireworks on that property.
d) A person who violates this subsection commits a simple misdemeanor.  A court shall not order imprisonment for violation of this subsection.