Short-range fireworks allowed on private properties

Brampton residents are allowed to use short-range fireworks (those that travel no greater than 3 metres or 10 feet) 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 2020, short-range fireworks are allowed on the following days:

  • May 18 | Victoria Day
  • July 1 | Canada Day
  • November 14 | Diwali 
  • December 31 | New Year's Eve

Fireworks are prohibited on sidewalks, streets, within City parks, school yards or any other public area.

Only short-range fireworks (that travel less than 3 metres), are permitted on private property. Fireworks seller must ask for customer’s ID to verify that they are 18 years of age or older.

When using short-range fireworks, use the following safety precautions:

  • Keep water handy to put out fireworks and used sparklers
  • Do not light a firework or hold a lit firework in your hand
  • Allow all fireworks to fully cool before disposal
  • Wait at least 30 minutes before approaching a firework that did not discharge

Display & Pyrotechnics Fireworks

Should an organization or community group wish to arrange a fireworks display, please contact Fire and Emergency Services.


Frequently Asked Questions

Contact By-law Enforcement

By-law Enforcement, Property Standards and Licensing Divisions
  • Flower City Community Campus
  • 8850 McLaughlin Road South, Unit 2
  • Brampton, ON L6Y 5T1
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Phone: Dial 3-1-1 (within City limits)
  • 905.874.2000 (outside City limits)
  • 905.874.2130 (Teletypewriter or Text Telephone)