The sale and discharge of fireworks in Battle Ground is regulated by city code and state statute. Wednesday, June 28 marks the legal opening of fireworks sales and discharge within Battle Ground city limits. In the city of Battle Ground, legal fireworks may be discharged:
- June 28 from noon to 11pm
- June 29 – July 3 from 9am to 11pm
- July 4 from 9am to midnight
- July 5 from 9 am to 11 pm
“Being prepared, safe, and responsible is key to a fun and worry-free 4th of July celebration,” noted Battle Ground Fire Marshal Chris Drone. He will be conducting fireworks enforcement throughout the city. “Use only legal fireworks”, he reminds residents, “stay within the legal discharge dates and times, and be aware that discharging fireworks in city parks or on school grounds is prohibited.”
Safety tips and helpful links, including information on how to identify illegal fireworks, is available on the city’s website at www.cityofbg.org/fireworks. Also on the website is a link to a Clark County map that identifies the varying fireworks regulations throughout the county. Legal discharge days and times vary across jurisdictions and users are responsible for knowing the regulations at their location. The map allows users to enter an address to determine the fireworks regulations at that specific location.
To report the illegal use of fireworks, call 3-1-1. Call 9-1-1 to report a fire, injury, or other emergency.