As you stock up on sparklers, firecrackers, flying spinners and poppers for this year’s Fourth of July, be warned – Bonney Lake Police will strongly enforce fireworks laws this year.
Here’s a note from BLPD on what’s allowed, and when:
- It is unlawful for a person to ignite, discharge, use or explode any consumer fireworks except between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on July 3rd and on July 5th; between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight on July 4th.
- Only "Safe and Sane" fireworks may be ignited for personal display. For information and a list of legal fireworks in Washington State, contact the State Fire Marshal at (360) 596-3913 or visit www.wsp.wa.gov/fire/fireworks.htm.
- Also, it is unlawful for any person to discharge fireworks on the property of another without permission of the owner of such property.
- It is unlawful for any person to discharge fireworks in a public park unless a written permit has been obtained from the city.
- It is unlawful for any person to discharge fireworks on city property that is not a park without the express written permission of the city.
- Any person violating any provision of the City fireworks code is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for a maximum term fixed by the court of not more than 90 days, or by a fine in an amount fixed by the court of not more than $1,000, or by both such imprisonment and fine.
For complete information view Bonney Lake Municipal Code Chapter 5.14.110.