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17.43.100 Fires and Fireworks Prohibited.

A.  No person shall light any fire in any pedestrian plaza, except in areas and/or facilities designated by the Director for such use and in conformance with all applicable laws.

B.  No person shall possess or ignite any fireworks in any pedestrian plaza.

C.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, a person who violates this section shall not be subject to exclusion under these rules, or to criminal enforcement under Section 1.01.140 of this Code. Rather, any person violating this section shall be required to leave the pedestrian plaza in which the offense occurred, for the remainder of the day.  Enforcement will be administered by Police.  All Portland Police Bureau Officers, including all Transit Officers, are authorized to enforce pedestrian plaza rules.