In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) Means any combustible or explosive composition, substance or combination of substances, or any article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation, and toy cannons in which explosives are used, the type of balloon which requires fire underneath to propel it, firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, roman candles, daygo bombs, sparklers or other fireworks of like construction, fireworks containing any explosive or combustible compound, and any tablet or other device containing an explosive substance.
(b) Does not include:
(i) Toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns or other devices in which paper caps containing not more than twenty-five hundredths grains of explosive compound are used if constructed so that the hand cannot come in contact with the cap when in place for the explosion.
(ii) Toy pistol paper caps that contain less than twenty-hundredths grains of explosive mixture, or fixed ammunition or primers therefor.
(iii) Federally deregulated novelty items known as snappers, snap caps, party poppers or glow worms that contain less than twenty-five hundredths grains of explosive compound.
2. "Governing body" means board of supervisors of a county as to the area within the county but without the corporate limits of an incorporated city or town, and means governing body of an incorporated city or town as to the area within its corporate limits.
3. "Person" includes individual, partnership, firm or corporation.