Fireworks Season 2019


Fireworks Complaints


Celebrate the 4th of July Safely

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BE PREPARED... 

before you light fireworks

  • Only use fireworks purchased from a state licensed fireworks stand - illegal fireworks are subject to immediate confiscation and possible criminal charges
  • Store fireworks out of children's reach
  • Keep pets safe indoors
  • Always keep water handy

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BE SAFE... 

when lighting fireworks

  • Only adults should light fireworks
  • Only use fireworks outdoors
  • Do not throw fireworks or hold them in your hand
  • Protect your eyes
  • Light one firework at a time and move away quickly - never relight a "dud"

Lit Fireworks - Small

BE RESPONSIBLE... 

after your finish

  • Soak used fireworks in water
  • Be considerate and clean up used fireworks
  • Remember firework debris belong in the trash, NOT the recycle bin
  • Keep matches and lighters aware from children

Fireworks Safety Guidelines
RESPONSIBLE ADULT
LIGHT ONE AT A TIME
DO NOT RELIGHT
KEEP PETS SAFE
FIRST AID
PRIVATE PROPERTY
LEGAL

Fireworks Permits

NEW! APPLY FOR A FIREWORKS PERMIT ONLINE...

We are now processing all fireworks permit applications through our online form. You can use this form to apply for fireworks stand/tent permits, fireworks display permits, and pyrotechnic special effects.

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Celebrate the 4th of July Legally

FIREWORKS SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN LEGAL LOCATIONS...

Illegal use of fireworks will result in consequences determined by your local law enforcement. The list below consists of fireworks discharge laws in Pierce County. For additional information on the laws for selling and possessing fireworks, contact your city or town's main office.


Sparkler 4th of July


  1. LEGAL & ILLEGAL FIREWORKS
  2. PIERCE COUNTY CODE FOR FIREWORKS
  3. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

These fireworks are LEGAL to possess between June 28th and July 5th:

  • Novelties
  • Multi-Aerials
  • Smoke
  • Ground Spinners
  • Helicopter Parachutes
  • Sparklers/Morning Glory
  • Wheels
  • Reloadable Mortars (1 3/4" or less)
  • Cones & Fountains
  • Roman Candles

These fireworks are ILLEGAL to possess outside of Tribal Lands:

  • Firecrackers
  • Bottle Rockets
  • Missiles & Rockets

These explosive devices are ILLEGAL to possess ANYWHERE:

  • M-80's or Larger
  • Cherry Bombs
  • Tennis Ball Bombs
  • Pipe Bombs
  • Special, tampered, altered, or home-made fireworks

Discharge Times for Fireworks Season 2019
 LOCATION  TIMES
 CITY, COUNTY, & STATE PARKS  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 BONNEY LAKE  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 BUCKLEY  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 DECEMBER 31 - JANUARY 1: 9AM - 12:30AM
 CARBONADO  JULY 3 - 5: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 DUPONT  JULY 3 - 4: 12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT
 EATONVILLE  JULY 3 - 4: 12 NOON - 11PM
 EDGEWOOD  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 FIFE  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
 JUNE 29 - JULY 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM
 FIRCREST  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 GIG HARBOR  JULY 1 - 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JBLM  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 LAKEWOOD  JULY 3 - 5: 11AM - 11PM
 MILTON  JULY 4: 9AM - 11PM
 ORTING  JULY 4: 12:01AM - 11:59PM
 PUYALLUP  JULY 4: 9AM - 11PM
 ROY JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
JUNE 29 - JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM
 RUSTON  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 SOUTH PRAIRIE  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
 JUNE 29 - JULY 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM
 STEILACOOM  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 SUMNER  JULY 4: 12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT
 TACOMA  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 UNINCORPORATED PIERCE COUNTY  JULY 1 - JULY 3: 10AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 10AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 10AM - 11PM (ONLY when the 4th falls on a Sunday)
 UNIVERSITY PLACE  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 WILKESON  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
 JUNE 29 - JULY 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM