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Sheboygan Police Department
Tuesday June 12th, 2012 :: 08:44 a.m. CDT


SPD will begin strict enforcement of the fireworks ordinance which prohibits ANY use/possession of fireworks.

The Sheboygan Police Department will begin strict enforcement of the City of Sheboygan's fireworks ordinance effective immediately. The illegal discharge of fireworks within city limits can pose significant risk of personal injury, fire and disturbing the peace and tranquility of neighborhoods. Illegal fireworks will be seized and violators will face substantial fines.

City ordinance 50-696 to 50-698 describes fireworks as follows: Fireworks means anything manufactured, processed or packaged for exploding, emitting sparks or combustion, which does not have another common use.

Furthermore: No person may sell, possess, use or discharge any fireworks within the city, except…… specifically approved by the common council, and conducted by or on behalf of the city.

Violators will face fines in excess of $250 per violation. Parents or legal guardians of a minor who consent to the use of fireworks by the minor will also face similar fines.

The Sheboygan Police Department wishes for all residents and visitors to the city to have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July and summer season.

Sheboygan Police Department
1315 N 23rd St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-459-3333

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