Fireworks

Short-range fireworks allowed on private properties

Brampton residents are allowed to use short-range fireworks on their private property four times a year (Victoria Day, Canada Day, Diwali and New Year’s Eve) without the need for a permit.
 
For 2018, short-range fireworks are allowed on the following days:
  • May 21 | Victoria Day
  • July 1 | Canada Day
  • November 6+7 | Diwali *
  • December 31 | New Year's Eve
 
All other type of fireworks that could travel more than three metres (10 feet) are banned, (e.g. roman candles, flying lanterns, skyrockets, and barrages). It is illegal to buy, sell, possess or use long-range fireworks.
 
Use of personal fireworks is not permitted on school property, in parks and on any City land, including streets and sidewalks.
 
The safety of our residents is of primary importance. When using short-range fireworks, residents must follow safety precautions:

 

  • You must have a container of water or a hose line that’s filled with water available to extinguish fireworks
  • You must never light a firework or hold a lit firework in your hand, other than a sparkler
  • After using sparklers, place them in a container of water to fully cool before disposal
  • Allow all fireworks to fully cool before disposal


Commercial fireworks

To hold a commercial fireworks display at an event, public gathering or large-scale celebration, contact Fire and Emergency Services.


Contacts

  • For general inquiries, call 3-1-1.
  • To report illegal use of fireworks in your neighbourhood, call 3-1-1 or Enforcement and By-law Services at 905.458.3424. 
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