Important Information about the Legal Use of Fireworks

(a) Conditions- A person who is at least 18 years of age and meets the requirements of this article may purchase, possess and use consumer fireworks. 

(b) Prohibitions- A person may not intentionally ignite or discharge:

    (1) Consumer fireworks on public or private property without the express permission of the owner.

    (2) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices within, or throw consumer fireworks or sparkling devices     from, a motor vehicle or building.

    (3) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices into or at a motor vehicle or building or at another person.

    (4) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices while the person is under the influence of alcohol, a     controlled substance or another drug.

    (5) Consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure. 

The discharge of fireworks may also violate Township ordinances against noise. Residents should visit their Township’s website for more information about noise ordinances.