Fireworks Enforcement

Fireworks can raise many concerns for the safety and wellbeing of animals, senior citizens, military veterans, refugees, and community members at large. There has also been concern regarding injuries and fires caused by fireworks that can damage property and the environment.

Effective October 29, 2022, all consumer fireworks are banned in the City of Eugene (Council ordinance #20674). People can’t sell, purchase, or use fireworks within the city limits of Eugene. Examples include sparklers, fountains, ground spinners and smoke devices. 

The penalty for violating the ordinance is a maximum penalty of a $500 fine. 

It is unlawful to use, light, detonate or display any display fireworks anywhere in the city at any time except July 3 through July 5, unless specifically authorized.

Anyone with other illegal fireworks or explosive devices is encouraged to call police dispatch at the number below if they would like to coordinate surrender of those devices. Please do not transport such items without prior arrangement with the Metro Explosives Disposal Unit.

Report illegal fireworks use in progress: 541-682-5111

Be Prepared, Be Responsible, Be Safe and Be Aware.

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