“Sec. 7. If any person shall, without permission of the Board of Alderman, store or keep, or permit to be stored or kept in any building or on any lot in Jersey City, any rosin oil, coal oil, kerosene oil, or other explosive or combustible liquid in a greater quantity than five barrels; or any gunpowder in a greater quantity than twelve and one-half pounds, or any quantity of gunpowder in any vessel which is not wholly of stone or metal, such person shall, on conviction, forfeit and pay a fine of fifty dollars for each offense; and if, within twenty-four hours after conviction, such liquid or gunpowder be not removed or stored in accordance with this ordinance, a further penalty of ten dollars shall be incurred for every twenty-four hours.
Sec. 8. If any person shall store, use or have in his possession any nitro-glycerine, without permission from the Board of Alderman, such person shall, on conviction, forfeit and pay a fine of fifty dollars for each offense, and a further penalty of ten dollars for every twenty-four hours that said nitro-glycerine shall remain in his possession or care after conviction.”
1871, NJ, An Ordinance Declaring Nuisances and Providing for their Abatement
Ordinances of Jersey City, Passed by the Board of Aldermen Since May 1, 1871, Under the Act Entitled “An Act to Re-organize the Local Government of Jersey City,” Passed March 31, 1871, and the Supplements Thereto (New York, NY: Kennard & Hay, 1874), 59-62. Passed 15 Aug., 1871.