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CITY of EVANSTON
DISCHARGING FIREWORKS 2017
(City Code 15-9 b)
Fireworks may be discharged within the City limits on:
New Years Eve - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
New Years Day - 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
July 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
It Shall be Unlawful to:
Discharge fireworks on private property unless permission has been obtained from the owner.
Throw or discharge fireworks from a motor vehicle whether such vehicle is moving or standing still.
Discharge fireworks within 100 feet of any gasoline station or storage area where volatile liquids or gasses are dispensed.
Discharge any rocket of over four (4) ounces.
Public fireworks displays by organizations are permitted after obtaining a special permit from the Fire Chief.
** Each Year the governing body of the City of Evanston may designate City property to be used to legally discharge fireworks. **
Designated Areas For July 1,2,3 & 4, 2017 Are:
Centennial Valley Parking Lot, Overthrust Ballfields Parking Lots, Overthrust Park Parking Lot, and Sulphur Creek Reservoir.
NO FIREWORKS ARE PERMITTED IN ANY CITY PARKS OR ON ANY SCHOOL GROUNDS UNLESS THEY ARE IN THE DESIGNATED AREAS.
The City of Evanston asks that you please clean-up your
fireworks after discharging!