The Need To Know On Great Falls Firework Rules And Regulations

I'm proud to say that Montana is one of the most patriotic states in America, and Great Falls is most certainly at the center of the celebrations!

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Whether you're attending the city firework show, one of the many other celebrations throughout town, or staying home and putting on your firework display, here's a look at the local regulations for Great Falls.

Great Falls Regulations for Fireworks

  1. Dates and Times: Fireworks can only be sold and shot off within Great Falls city limits on July 2, 3, and 4 from 8 AM to midnight. City Code§9.9.90 / Ordinance 2965.
  2. Supervision: Anyone under 10 years old must be supervised by an adult who is within 10 feet of the younger individual.
  3. Discharge Locations: Fireworks are only allowed on private property. You may not discharge fireworks in a publicly owned area such as a park, streets, sidewalks, cul-de-sac, public right-of-way, parking lots, or alleys.
  4. Clean-Up: This should be common knowledge, but you must clean up after yourself!

Firework Enforcement & Penalties

  • First Offense: $100 fine
  • Second Offense: $200 fine
  • Third Offense: $300 fine
  • Fourth Offense: $1000 fine

For an in-depth breakdown of all the Great Falls city codes revolving around fireworks, Click Here

Remember that both city police and city firefighters enforce these codes.

The goal is not to kill your fun, just to keep you and everyone around you safe.

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