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(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the regulation of the detonation of explosives for industrial purposes is not currently regulated and that it is in the interest of the health and safety of the citizens of Blount County for the Blount County Commission to regulate the detonation of explosives for industrial purposes.
(b) Any law to the contrary notwithstanding, the Blount County Commission may adopt, amend, repeal, and enforce reasonable rules and regulations governing the detonation of explosives for industrial purposes. Industrial purposes shall include but shall not be limited to the detonation of explosives for the hardening of metal.
(c) The rules and regulations of the county commission shall include a provision for the licensing of persons who detonate explosives for industrial purposes and use permits for the detonation of explosives for commercial purposes.
(d) The Blount County Commission is hereby empowered to require all licensed applicants to post a bond, in an amount to be approved by the commission, so as to insure that adequate compensation is available in case of injury or damage to any citizen or legal entity of Blount County, as a result of the blasting operation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-5-75 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-45-local-laws/al-code-sect-45-5-75/
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