The City Council's position remains consistent and safety is the number one goal when it comes to regulating the use and sales of fireworks in the City of Windsor Heights.
· The sale of consumer fireworks shall be regulated by the State Fire Marshal and all sellers must obtain a consumer fireworks seller
license. The firework establishments must comply with all the standards of the National Fire Protection Act 1124.
· Individuals 18 years and older may purchase fireworks.
· The City of Windsor Heights prohibits the use or display of public fireworks unless approved by the City. (Code Section: 40.02.12(3))
· The sale and use of novelty fireworks are permitted. Novelty fireworks may include snappers, party poppers, sparklers, snakes, glow worms and those defined according to the American Pyrotechnics Association.
Windsor Heights Police Department will respond to incidents involving fireworks. Penalties may include a simple misdemeanor for individual use or a civil infraction for property owners. Individuals may possess consumer-grade fireworks but the act of discharging fireworks is prohibited within City limits.