LAYTON -- City officials have removed provisions restricting seasonal fireworks sales to tents.
In action taken recently, the city council voted unanimously to amend a text amendment to a zoning ordinance affecting seasonal outdoor vendors, which included removing a requirement the sales be restricted to tents.
The change comes months after a vendor asked city leaders to change their permit process in regards to fireworks stands, saying forcing him from a stand to a tent to sell fireworks would not produce any tangible benefit for the city.
Councilman Joyce Brown and Fire Marshal Dean Hurst spoke with the business owner and then requested the regulations be revised.
Bill Wright, director of Community and Economic Development, said besides removing the tent requirement, the amended code also addressed professional appearance standards.
No one spoke at a public hearing on the change before the council voted to enact the changes.