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What to know about fireworks in the City of Davenport

Chapter 9.40  PROJECTILES, TOY PISTOLS AND FIREWORKS

CONSUMER FIREWORKS MAY BE USED:
  • July 3 (5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
  • July 4 (5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
  • December 31 (10:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. on January 1)

Use of any consumer firework at a date or time other than those allowed is prohibited and punishable as a simple misdemeanor:   
  • First offense - $250 + court costs (totaling about $400)
  • Second offense - $400 + court costs
  • Third and subsequent - $625 + court costs

Frequently Asked Questions and answers (click to learn more)
What does consumer fireworks reference and when can I legally set them off in the City of Davenport?
Where can I legally purchase fireworks? 
Am I allowed to have fireworks at an event? What is required? 


Safety Tips
  • Never let children play with or ignite fireworks
  • Have a garden hose or bucket of water available in case a firework doesn't ignite
  • Alcohol and fireworks do not mix. Lead by example and have a responsible adult in charge
  • Know the proper dates and times to discharge fireworks
  • Only buy legal fireworks
  • Aim the fireworks away from flammable material and people; do not use them inside
  • Never extend body parts over the device
  • Never relight a 'dud' firework
  • Do not light off on public property - schools, parks, streets, etc. 

 

Contact

331 Scott Street
Davenport, IA52801
Phone:
(563) 326-7906
Fax:
(563) 328-7232
Email: