Enjoy a Safe 4th of July

, , ,

With the July 4th holiday approaching, we would like to remind everyone of the general requirements in Orange City for setting off fireworks:

  • Fireworks can be discharged from June 15 through July 8. Exception: discharge hours are extended to 11 pm on July 4 and the Saturdays and Sundays immediately preceding and following July 4.
  • No person under the age of 18 shall discharge consumer fireworks without parental supervision.
  • A person shall only discharge a consumer fireworks device on property they own or on property where consent has been given.
  • Novelties, including snakes, sparklers, or caps, can be discharged on a public place so long as all trash, wrappers, and wires are properly disposed of.
  • Consumer fireworks shall not be discharged by persons showing visible signs of, or determined to be, intoxicated or under the influence of a drug or narcotic.
  • Any person discharging a consumer fireworks device assumes all responsibility for its operation and the consequences thereof.
  • No person shall discharge a consumer fireworks device in a reckless manner or manner likely to cause death, injury, fire, or property damage.

For a complete listing of the fireworks ordinance, please contact the City Office.