Fireworks, both safe and sane as well as aerial displays can be utilized in any safe use except the following:
- If an individual(s) use of any fireworks in any setting causes a fire to break out; you can and will be held liable for any damages and costs associated with suppression of that fire(s).
- If you live within 75 feet of an undeveloped lot or property in a residential neighborhood or area, ALL fireworks are banned from use in these areas within a 75-foot proximity of such property.
- If you live within 200 feet of ANY undeveloped and urban interface area; this is any area that is next to the foothills, large areas of undeveloped property, or agriculture fields. ALL fireworks are banned from use in these areas within a 200-foot proximity of such property.
- Always have a fire extinguisher and buckets of water available and make sure your smoke detectors are operating properly!!
The State of Utah regulates the days and hours of the day when fireworks can be discharged. Review the following regulations:
- July 2 through July 5, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. On July 4, hours are extended until midnight.
- July 22 through July 25, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. On July 24, hours are extended until midnight.
- December 31- Jan 1, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.- If New Year’s Eve is on a Sunday and the municipality determines to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the prior Saturday (Dec 30), then a person may discharge class C common state approved explosives on that prior Saturday within the municipality.
- Chinese New Year’s Eve- 11 a.m. - 1 a.m. the following day
- No Fireworks are allowed in city parks.
53-7-220 through 53-7-225 is the Utah Fire Prevention and Fireworks Act. This state act details what restrictions cities can place in regards to fireworks. Due to drought conditions in 2021 and after speaking with the State Fire Marshall, the Saratoga Springs Fire Department has placed all restrictions allowed under the law. It is important for citizens to understand the risk and liability of fireworks and what safety measures can be taken to minimize these risks.
- Search for an address in the map below (upper right) to find out if you have aerial firework restrictions in place.
- Addresses in red sections have firework restrictions. To see a full list of restriction see the letter below.
**Due to rapid construction, if your street is not shown on the current map, your street is therefore a restricted street to aerial fireworks. This map is as accurate visually as possible. However, please refer to the street list.