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Posted on: December 31, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Fireworks Rules & Regs in Jacksonville

Fireworks Safety, Rules & Regs
Please do not use fireworks that are illegal for your own safety and the safety of others. When setting off fireworks at home, please read the safety instructions on the item to help prevent fire or injury.

Jacksonville does allow certain types of fireworks within City limits. What is legal in Jacksonville and what is not? NCGS 14-414 defines:

Legal: Caps, glow worms, smoke devices, party or string poppers, snappers or poppers, sparklers.

Illegal: Basically, if it spins while on the ground or can propel itself into the air or can explode, it is illegal

What should people do if their neighbors are setting off a lot of illegal fireworks? If anyone hears or sees something that they believe is a violation of the law, they should contact Jacksonville Police at 455-4000.

Not sure if your fireworks are legal? Jacksonville's City Ordinance, Sec. 15-31. - Fireworks, firearms contains a detail list of legal and illegal fireworks

Jacksonville City Ordinance for Fireworks
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