Fireworks regulation and by-law information

Updated - June 7, 2018

  

Many people are unsure about the firework regulations by-laws information in their local area. If you want to purchase, possess or discharge fireworks legally in a city or district, please check out your local city hall, fire department or the following links.

In Canada, family fireworks may be sold year-round with the exception of parts of Metro Vancouver. Family fireworks are regulated federally in most areas outside the Metro Vancouver. Within Metro Vancouver municipalities regulate family fireworks through municipal by-laws. - quoted from 2009 by-law information pamphlet titled "Do You Know Your Family Fireworks Regulations & By-laws?" 

Please fire safely and have fun! In case of emergency, please call 911. 

If you don't see a location, please leave a comment and we'll help you out: 


 District of 100 Mile House - Fireworks Bylaw


City of Abbotsford - Fireworks Bylaw


City of Aldergrove - please see 

Langley - Fireworks Bylaw


City of Burnaby - Fireworks Permit and information
                             - Halloween Fireworks Tips


City of Chilliwack - Fireworks Bylaw - Quick facts about consumer fireworks 


City of Cloverdale - please see Langley - Fireworks Bylaw 


City of Coquitlam - Fire Prevention Bylaw


City of Delta - Fire Regulations - scroll to Section 12 - Fireworks 


District of Hope - Firearms and Fireworks Bylaw No. 49/93 - unable to find actual bylaw online - Application for Firework Display 


City of Ladner - please see Delta - Fire Regulations - scroll to Section 12 - Fireworks 


City of Langley - Fireworks Bylaw

City of Maple Ridge - Bylaw of Firecrackers and Fireworks 

District of Mission - Fireworks Bylaw and Application for Fireworks Fireworks information 


City of New Westminster - Residents - Public Safety - Fire Rescue Services - Articles 130 - scroll to the Fireworks Regulations section 


City of North Vancouver - Fireworks Regulation Bylaw - Firework Safety 


District of Pitt Meadows - Fireworks Bylaw and Application 


City of Port Coquitlam - Fireworks Regulations
                                        - Halloween Fire Safety 
                                        - Fire and Emergency Services Bylaw - please scroll to the pdf link


City of Port Moody - Halloween safety tips
                                  - Consolidated Fireworks Bylaw


City of Richmond - General city information - Fireworks Regulation Bylaw


City of Surrey - Fireworks Regulation by-laws, Fireworks display event info and form 


City of Tsawwassen - please see Delta - Fire Regulations - scroll to Section 12 - Fireworks


City of Vancouver - Firework safety, 
                                - Free online permit required
                                - Vancouver Fire Bylaw


District of West Vancouver - Fire Protection Bylaw - scroll to Section 17 - Halloween Safety, Firecrackers & Fireworks - sample permit to purchase, possess or discharge 


City of White Rock - Fireworks By-law  

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