Fireworks Regulations
Posted on 06/30/2020

The Bonney Lake Police Department remains committed to enforcing the laws and protecting the community with an additional emphasis on education. We encourage everyone to enjoy the 4th of July and New Year's with family and friends; however, know your surroundings, be safe and remain within the law.

View the city's fireworks regulations in BLMC Chapter 5.14 Fireworks


When can fireworks be discharged?

Fireworks within the Bonney Lake city limits can be discharged during the following:

  • July 4 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and midnight.
  • December 31 starting at 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on January 1

Violation of the legal discharge times constitutes a Class 1 Civic Infraction penalty - $513.00

For discharge times of other jurisdictions, visit Pierce County’s website.

Enforcement

If it is reported that you are in violation of the firework laws, expect an officer to stop by and investigate. You are responsible for your own property and if an illegal firework is discharged on your property you may be cited. An officer does not need to catch the firework ignitor in the act.

View the city's fireworks regulations in BLMC Chapter 5.14 Fireworks. Download the city's fireworks brochure for a quick overview. 

Who to Contact

If you have any questions prior to purchasing or lighting fireworks, please contact us at 253-862-2218.

If you are concerned for the safety of yourself or others, please contact the non-emergency line at 253-841-5431.

Fireworks Safety Tips

East Pierce Fire and Rescue shares fireworks safety tips on their website.

What’s legal and illegal?

Below are examples of Washington State legal and illegal fireworks. For a list of items, visit Pierce County’s website.

Fireworks