Section 11-43-60

Regulation of storage, use, etc., of explosives; compulsion of efficient service by public utility corporations.

(a) The council may regulate and control or prohibit the erection of powder magazines within the police jurisdiction of the city or town, and prevent explosives and dangerous substances from being stored within the city or town and regulate the manner in which explosives may be hauled or kept within the police jurisdiction.

(b) The council may compel public utility corporations using a franchise obtained from the municipality to render efficient service to the inhabitants thereof.

(Code 1907, §1271; Code 1923, §2019; Code 1940, T. 37, §437.)