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Safe Use Precautions Kawartha Lakes Fireworks By-Law

  • Use fireworks only in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • No person shall set off consumer fireworks closer than 30m to any structure or property line
  • Use the fireworks in a manner that will not cause a risk to persons or property
  • Do not use the fireworks indoors, on a public street or in a public park
  • Do not use the fireworks within 100m of a church, school, residential care facility or a place where explosives are sold or stored
  • Do not hold the fireworks in a hand during use unless the manufacturer’s instructions indicate to be handheld
  • No person shall permit anyone under the age of 18 to set off any consumer fireworks other than a sparkler while under the supervision of a responsible adult

General Provisions of the Kawartha Lakes Fireworks By-Law

  • A permit is required for: Retail sales of Consumer Fireworks, Public display of Consumer Fireworks, the use of Display Fireworks
  • Only fireworks authorized by the Explosives Regulatory Division, Natural Resources Canada are permitted to be sold or used
  • Sales of fireworks is prohibited to anyone under the age of 18 years
  • The use of Consumer fireworks is prohibited during any imposed Burn Ban
  • No person shall discharge Pyrotechnic Special Effects without first obtaining a permit issued by the Fire Chief or designate.
  • Contact the Licensing Officer, City of Kawartha Lakes for Retail Sales permit application information at 705-324-9411

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