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.