Safe and Sane Fireworks

What Safe & Sane Fireworks

Are Safe & Sane fireworks are those that do not fly or explode. All Safe & Sane fireworks shall bear the State Fire Marshal seal on the packaging. If it does not bear the seal, then it is not a legal firework.

Types of fireworks that are included under Safe & Sane are fountains, sparklers, smokeballs, snake-type fireworks, ground-spinning fireworks, pinwheels, most novelty fireworks, toytrick noisemakers, and some crackling items—basically anything that doesn’t spin uncontrollably or leave the ground. Fireworks that include rockets, aerial missiles and spinners, roman candle-types and any other devices (combination or novelty) that is structurally or functionally similar to any of these designs are not considered "safe and sane."

When and Where Safe & Sane Fireworks Can Be Used

Safe and Sane Fireworks can only be discharged during the hours of 9:00 am to 10:00 pm June 28 through July 5. Safe and Sane Fireworks can not be discharged within the City waterfront district or any City park. For purposes of this section, the waterfront district shall be the area bounded by Morgan Street, Main Street, Lotz Avenue and Civic Center Boulevard (including Day Park). Discharging fireworks outside of these times or within prohibited locations are subject the following fines: