Fireworks Rules

Fireworks that leave the ground are prohibited in Saginaw Charter Township, except on the day of, the day before and the day after the following holidays:

  • New Years Day, Jan. 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, the third Monday in January
  • Washington’s Birthday/Presidents Day, the third Monday in February
  • Memorial Day, the last Monday in May
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • Labor Day, the first Monday in September
  • Columbus Day, the second Monday in October
  • Veterans Day, November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day, December 25

During these days, fireworks cannot be used before 8 am nor after 1 am.

When igniting these fireworks, only the person igniting the fireworks may be within 25 feet.  All minors must be at least 50 feet away.

Fireworks that leave the ground may not be discharged on government property (including parks, streets, sidewalks or on property owned by another person) unless you have expressed permission from the property owner.

The person who is igniting the fireworks must not be under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance.

Fireworks that make noise that can be heard from any public place may not be used after 10 pm.

Noise and nuisance violations and littering are misdemeanors.  You are responsible for cleaning up any debris that ends up on property that is not your own.

You may be cited for a misdemeanor or civil infractions if you violate any of these rules. Officials may also confiscate illegal fireworks and/or fireworks being used unlawfully. You will be responsible for the cost of disposing of those fireworks.