Fireworks, although fun and enjoyable, can pose a significant danger when used irresponsibly.  Fireworks By-law 6783/07 is in place to ensure the responsible use of fireworks to protect the public and property from avoidable accidents.

What you should know?

Fireworks are only permitted to be set off on the statutory holiday weekends known as Victoria Day long weekend or Canada Day long weekend. The setting off of fireworks is prohibited at all other times.

Fireworks can not be set off on any City lands, including parks and streets. Fireworks are only permitted to be set off from private property, provided the property owner grants permission.

Any concerns related to fireworks should be directed to our City's Customer Care Centre. Outside of their operating hours, please contact the Durham Regional Police Service at 1.888.579.1520.