Fireworks Rules

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, please take a moment to review the City's fireworks rules:

  • It is illegal to discharge bottle rockets within the City.
  • It is illegal to use, ignite or discharge any fireworks within any of the following areas in the City:
    • Within 125 feet of any building or structure, 600 feet of any church, hospital, medical facility, asylum, public school, library or day care facility or within 300 feet of a permanent structure where fireworks are stored, sold or offered for sale.
    • Within or throw the same from a motor vehicle, or place or throw the same into or at a motor vehicle, or at or near any person or group of people.
    • Within 300 feet of any gasoline pump, gasoline filling station or any non-permanent structure where fireworks are stored, sold or offered for sale; or within 300 feet of any structure which is marked according to the National Fire Protection Association's Hazardous Material Identification System as "flammable" or "water reactive".
  • Fireworks may only be used, ignited and/or discharged at the following times:
    • From 10:00 P.M. on December 31st until 1:00 A.M. on January 1st; and
    • From 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. each day during the period of June 26th to July 2nd and on July 5th; and
    • From 10:00 A.M.to 12:00 A.M. (Midnight) each day on July 3rd and July 4th.

Thank you for respecting these rules and keeping our community safe!