Fireworks 101

The History Behind Union City’s Fireworks Laws

  • Use of fireworks was banned east of Mission Boulevard and City parks. Fireworks are only allowed on private property.
  • Limits and regulations were placed on vendor booths.
  • Limits were placed on hours of use. Fireworks can only be sold from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm between July 1–3 and deployed on July 4 from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Requirements were put in place for robust community education around fireworks laws and safety.

How ‘lit’ does it get?

How do we prepare?

Bad for the environment, bad for the backs of our Public Works staff

Bonus FAQ: What are ‘Safe and Sane’ Fireworks?

  • Fountains
  • Sparklers
  • Smokeballs
  • Snake-type fireworks
  • Ground-spinning fireworks
  • Pinwheels
  • Most novelty fireworks
  • Toytrick noisemakers
  • Some crackling items

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