Fireworks Use Law!

New Fireworks Use Law:

The City Council has passed Ordinance No. 2018-800 amending provisions of the ordinance regarding fireworks use in Polk City, Iowa. To help better understand the new regulations, please see the outlined allowed usage schedule below.

Firework Use Allowed:
July 3, 9:00AM – 10:00PM
July 4, 9:00AM – 11:00PM

Firework Use NOT Allowed:
Any dates or time outside of the specified ranges
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

To read Ordinance No. 2018-800 in full go to Polk City website.

 

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