For Immediate Release
December 29, 2015
Contact: Battalion Chief B. Sloat
Deputy Fire Marshal
Fire Marshal’s Office Reminds Public of Fireworks Regulations
The Fire Marshal's office would like everyone to remember that City of Fayetteville does not allow consumer displays of fireworks to be shot off inside the City of Fayetteville on New Year’s Eve. There is a fireworks display allowed at Last Night Fayetteville, on the square, for everyone to enjoy.
Fayetteville City Ordinance
94.05 Use Of Fireworks
(A) Consumer fireworks. Fireworks which are not prohibited under state or federal law and which are considered consumer fireworks as defined by federal law and regulations may lawfully be discharged within Fayetteville only as prescribed below:
(1) Fireworks may only be discharged upon private property with the consent of the property owner and between the hours of 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. on July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on July 4th and at no other time or date
(B) Public display of fireworks. Public displays of fireworks may be allowed upon the application and granting of a public fireworks display permit by the Mayor or his designee subject to the following conditions:
(2) Public fireworks display permits may be issued for the dates allowed pursuant to subsections
(D), (E), and (F) below, and for the hours of 10:00 a.m. through 11:00 p.m. on July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.
(F) It shall be lawful for Creative Economy Action Group, Inc. d/b/a Last Night Fayetteville to conduct an annual public fireworks display to celebrate New Year's if approved by the Fayetteville Fire Marshall and if in full compliance with all applicable regulations and laws of the State of Arkansas.