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Fireworks Laws
Sample of illegal fireworks seized by Marysville Police

Use of fireworks limited to July 4 only

Discharging of legal fireworks is permitted from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4 only.
Marysville Police will cite people caught with illegal fireworks and warn people not to buy or use them. Under state law, possession or discharge of illegal fireworks is a misdemeanor offense punishable by a fine of up to $1,000, up to a year in jail and a mandatory court appearance.


Sale of legal fireworks
Inside Marysville city limits, legal fireworks, such those typically defined as Class C or “safe and sane,” may only be sold from noon to 11 p.m. on June 28 and from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 29 through July 4.


Criminal/civil laws and penalties
Marysville fireworks laws apply to the use and discharge of illegal fireworks AND to standard “safe and sane” fireworks if they are discharged outside the specified times and dates under city laws. Police can issue criminal citations to violators, and civil citations similar to a standard ticket
  • A civil infraction (fine) of an amount up to $500 may be issued by police instead of a criminal citation, and a mandatory court appearance.
  • The criminal misdemeanor fine consistent with the standard state penalty of an amount not to exceed $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail, and a mandatory court appearance.
  • Gross misdemeanor offenses carry a fine of up to $5,000 and/or a year in jail.
    A person with 3 or more civil infractions within a two-year time period to be cited for a misdemeanor.


Remember: After you light it up, clean it up. Discarded fireworks can still pose a fire hazard if not disposed of property.

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