Each year the Sheriff's Office receives more complaints about fireworks. Fireworks may be fun, a tradition on the Fourth of July, but also can be dangerous or annoying to others.
If using fireworks remember, they are explosives and injuries happen.
Clean up your mess. On land and on the water.
Alcohol and explosives don't mix.
Be courteous to your neighbors. Many have pets that become scared. Fireworks at 2 a.m. is not appropriate. Neighbors do not like the debris on their property.
May only be issued by a mayor, village president, town chair, or a municipal employee or official they have designated.
Permits issued or sold by fireworks vendors bearing either a pre-printed, stamped, or printed signature of the local official in which the permittee information is completed by the vendor or the buyer are not valid or legal
The permit is only valid in the jurisdiction it was issued.
Permit may require a bond or insurance.
Permit must specify the kind and quantity of fireworks allowed to be used or possessed.
Permit must specify the location of where fireworks can be used or possessed.
Permit must have a specific date of use for the fireworks.
Permit must specify the date on which fireworks can be purchased.
Persons with a valid permit may transport fireworks from the place they were purchased to the jurisdiction their use has been permitted.
Possession, use, or selling to a person without a valid permit is subject to a forfeiture of up to $1000. Each firework used or possessed may be a separate violation.
A parent or guardian allowing a minor to use or possess is subject to a forfeiture of up to $1000. Not including fireworks that do not require a permit.