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Pleasant Hill fireworks terms and usage The City of Pleasant Hill will soon allow the use of fireworks on limited days following the State Legislation that went into effect June 1. If these are used outside the designated dates and times listed below, it is considered to be a violation and could result in a fine up to $500. The City wants people to responsibly enjoy the use of fireworks within the guidelines established by the city ordinance outlined below.Citizens may discharge consumer fireworks July 4 between the hours of noon to 11:00 p.m. and December 31 from noon to January 1 at 1 a.m.Per state law, a person shall not use, explode or discharge consumer fireworks on real property other than that person’s real property or on the real property of a person who has consented to the use of consumer fireworks on that property. Sidewalks, the right-of-way between sidewalks and the street, and the City streets are all public property and thus are prohibited. Parks, trails, public parking lots are also off limits.While celebrating our freedom, city officials ask that residents and visitors abide by the dates and times set. Please be considerate of any neighbors who may have a known sensitivity to fireworks noise, or their pets and be mindful of proximity to others’ property lines.The State Fire Marshal provides some practical advice for the use of fireworks:
Click here for more safety tips from the State Fire Marshal.
Click here to view the zoning districts within Pleasant Hill. To view the fireworks ordinance amending Chapter 41, click here.
Enjoy a safe holiday season.