Safe and Sane Fireworks


Since 2012, state-certified Safe and Sane fireworks have been sold within City limits from approved wholesalers to help raise money to fund future July 4th celebrations and support local non-profits community groups.

Fireworks may only be sold by a qualified non-profit holding a valid Fireworks Sellers Permit and working with a wholesaler that holds a valid Distribution Agreement with the City.


Step 1.Qualified non-profit groups can apply for one of three sales permits to be issued.

Step 2.Applications are available at the Fire Station, City Manager’s Office at City Hall and on this web page.

Step 3.Completed applications, with $50 application fee, will be accepted the first Monday in January, and no later than 5 p.m. February 2, 2022, at the City Manager’s Office at City Hall or by mail.

Step 4.A public lottery drawing to select which applicants will receive permits will be held at 10 a.m. February 9, 2022, in the City Council Chamber at City Hall.

Step 5.Selected groups will be notified and must complete all the steps outlined on the application, including submission of $85 permit fee.


Purchase and Usage


Safe and Sane fireworks may be sold from a certified stand in Suisun City during these hours: June 28 – Noon to 9 p.m. and June 29 – July 4 – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Safe and Sane fireworks may be used within the Suisun City Limits during these days: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 28 through July 5

Use during any other dates or times is unlawful

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: