Every year, numerous complaints, injuries, and fires are associated with the unlawful use of fireworks in Denver.
The Denver Police and Fire Department will be partnering for extra enforcement of violations of the Fireworks ordinance prior to, and over the 4th of July Holiday.
Penalties for Violations are:
*Up to $999.00 in Fines and/or Court Costs
*Up to 1-Year in Jail
The Law: Under the International Fire Code, Section #33, (Adopted by the City & County of Denver)
3301.1.3 “possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling, and use of fireworks are prohibited”
3301.2.2 “No person shall construct, a retail display, nor offer for sale…explosive materials, or fireworks”
“Any composition or device for the purpose of producing a visible or an audible effect for entertainment purposes by combustion, deflagration or detonation…, 1.4G Fireworks, formerly known as Class C, or 1.3G Fireworks, formerly known as Class B-Special Fireworks.
If you have to light or ignite, it’s illegal!!!
Report suspicious people or vehicles to the Police Department
Non-Emergency : (720) 913 – 2000
Emergency : 9-1-1
Filed under: Safety