Fireworks regulation and by-law information

Updated - November, 2019


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 - how to get a fireworks permit

City of Aldergrove - please see 

Langley - Fireworks Bylaw - firework information

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

City of Chilliwack - Fireworks Bylaw 3246 - Fireworks 

City of Cloverdale - please see Langley - Fireworks Bylaw 

City of Coquitlam - Fire Prevention Bylaw

City of Delta - Fire Services -> Fireworks Safety ->  Delta Fire Regulation Bylaw No. 5855 -> 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 City of Delta - Fire Services

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 - Fire Protection and Life Safety bylaw 2008 - Fireworks Regulation Bylaw 2011

City of Surrey - Fireworks Regulation bylaw - Fireworks permit conditions 

City of Tsawwassen - please see City of Delta - Fire Services

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

District of West Vancouver - Fireworks permit information - Fire Protection Bylaw - scroll to Section 17 - Fireworks

City of White Rock - Fireworks By-law  

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