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Muskegon Police Department
Tuesday July 5th, 2016 :: 09:56 a.m. EDT


Reminder - Proper use of fireworks and City of Muskegon Ordinance information

On this day after the 4th of July the Muskegon Public Safety Office would like to offer some reminder information for those who still have fireworks and plan on using them.

1. Consumer fireworks may only be ignited, discharged or used in the City of Muskegon only on the day proceeding, the day of, or the day after a national holiday, except between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. when it is prohibited entirely. This means that no fireworks may be set off between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. at all.

2. Make sure that you are only using Consumer grade fireworks as defined by State of Michigan law.

3. Fireworks may not be discharged from any public property(i.e. public streets, parks, sidewalks, terraces, etc.... Fireworks may also not be discharged from any private property not owned by the person discharging the fireworks without specific permission from the property owner. This includes vacant lots, business parking lots etc.... This means that you may only discharge fireworks from your own privately owned property unless you have specific permission and in no case can you discharge from public property.

4. Fireworks may not be purchased by minors and there MUST be an adult supervising their use. It is also illegal to use them when alcoholic beverages have been or are being consumed during the fireworks display.

We ask that everyone be safe and also be courteous to their neighbors.

Muskegon Police Department
980 Jefferson Street
Muskegon, MI 49440

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 231-724-6750

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