Polk City Fireworks Usage

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Fireworks Usage

by Daniel Purcell 6/28/2017

The city council has had the third reading and approved ordinance No. 2017-500 regarding the definition and usage of fireworks in Polk City. To help better understand the new regulations, please see the outlined allowed usage schedule below.


Firework Use Allowed:

  • June 30-July 3 & July 5-July 7: 9:00a.m. – 10:00p.m.
  • July 4: 9:00a.m. – 11:00p.m.

Firework Use NOT Allowed:

  • Any dates or times outside of the specified range.


Please remember that the use is only permitted on private property and is not permitted on public property. The legal use of fireworks is restricted to persons 18 years and older. We ask that you be mindful and courteous to your neighbors and community when planning the usage of fireworks to help make the holiday more enjoyable for everyone. Any violation of the written ordinance may be subject to fine.


Firework Safety Tips:

  • Never allow children to play with or ignite fireworks
  • Do NOT try to re-light fireworks
  • Keep a bucket of water or garden hose handy
  • Light one at a time and move back quickly


For more safety tips regarding fireworks, or other information CLICK HERE.

To read Ordinance No. 2017-500 CLICK HERE.

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