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DATES OF SALE
Vendors may sell Class C common state approved explosives as follows:
- Beginning on June 24 and ending on July 25
- Beginning on December 29 and ending on December 31
- 2 days before and on Chinese New Year’s Eve
DATES FOR LEGAL DISCHARGE
2 days before, day of, and 1 day after July 4 and July 24.
(Changed from 14-day window to 8 days for discharge.)
TIMES FOR LEGAL DISCHARGE
A person may discharge Class C common state approved explosives in the state as follows:
- Between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. beginning on July 2 and ending on July 5; and beginning on July 22 and ending on July 25 (Note: On July 4 and 24 time of discharge is extended to 12:00 midnight.)
- Beginning at 11 a.m. on December 31 and ending at 1 a.m. on the following day
- Beginning at 11 a.m. the Chinese New Year’s Eve, ending at 1 a.m. on the following day
A person guilty of an infraction can be punished by a fine up to $1,000.
If a person discharges a class C common state approved explosive:
- Outside the legal discharge dates and times
- Prohibited areas
Please use extreme caution when using fireworks during the season. If high winds, precipitation, or other adverse weather conditions prevail, fireworks discharge should be postponed or discontinued until weather conditions improve. Utah legal aerial fireworks are designed to travel up to 150 feet into the air and then explode. Aerial fireworks shall be placed on a hard level surface outdoors, in a clear and open area prior to ignition. Anyone under the age of 16 shall not handle or operate aerial fireworks. Ignition of aerial fireworks shall be a minimum of 30 feet from any structure or vertical obstruction.