FIREWORKS in Hartland: Stay Safe & Legal
Planning to celebrate July 4th with fireworks? Whether you are watching a professional display or setting off consumer-size fireworks on your personal property, this information will help keep you safe and legal.
Fireworks regulations from Hartland Township:
CONSUMER FIREWORKS (See image below for allowable legal consumer fireworks for use on private property, and for times and dates): The ignition, discharge or use of consumer fireworks shall be prohibited at all times, unless permitted by and in compliance with the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, Act 256 of 2011, as amended. This subsection shall not prohibit the ignition, discharge or use of consumer fireworks between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. on the day preceding, the day of, or the day after a national holiday, or during said hours on the Friday, Saturday, or Sunday preceding or after a national holiday.
DISPLAY FIREWORKS (*Township must approve): Display fireworks, articles pyrotechnic, special effects and agricultural and wildlife fireworks shall not be ignited, discharged or used at any time without a permit. Permits issued under this subsection shall be an administrative function of the Township Board or its designee and the Township Board shall promulgate administrative rules establishing, at a minimum, the requirements of the application, permit approval process, requirements of permit holders, proof of financial responsibility and the fee for the permit, if any.
Fireworks are permitted in Hartland between the hours of 8:00 AM to 1:00 AM on the following 2017 dates:
Friday, June 30
Saturday, July 1
Sunday, July 2
Monday, July 3
Tuesday, July 4
Wednesday, July 5
Friday, July 7
Saturday, July 8
Sunday, July 9
*Reminder: Please remember the effect that local fireworks can have on pets and wildlife. A few simple actions can help minimize the damage to animals and to the environment!
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