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Fireworks Regulations For Sonoma County

Please remember to have a safe fourth of July, the use of all fire works are banned in the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County. Safe and Sane regulated fire works are only allowed in the areas purchased from. If your caught you may be subject to citation or jail for the use of fire works in the unincorporated areas and my be held criminally and civilly responsible for the use and damage caused.

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Fireworks Regulations

Unincorporated Areas

ALL fireworks are illegal. During the Fourth of July celebration, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department will be strictly enforcing the ban on ALL fireworks, including sparklers, within the unincorporated areas of the county. If you are found using any type of fireworks, you can be arrested and you may be fined, sentenced to jail or both. The fines and penalties increase if you are found in possession of fireworks classified as dangerous.

Incorporated Areas

May not include all regulations. Check your local municipality for complete information.

Cloverdale

Sales and discharge of State-approved fireworks permitted within the city limits. All other fireworks use (illegal - fly through the air, across the ground or explode) are prohibited. Enforcement teams will be patrolling the city, issuing citations for possession and discharge of illegal fireworks.

Cotati

The City of Cotati prohibits all fireworks.

Healdsburg

All fireworks including "Safe and Sane" are prohibited in the City Limits and the surrounding unincorporated County Areas. Police and Fire personnel will enforce these regulations and issue citations to guilty parties. This year the vegetation is extremely dry and even a small spark can start a large fire. Please be fire wise.

Petaluma

In Petaluma, the sales of State-Approved Fireworks are allowed beginning July 1st and ending July 4th. Use and discharge of State-approved fireworks are only allowed July 4th (one day only). No fireworks are allowed in the High Fire Hazard Severity Zone. Illegal fireworks (illegal - flies through the air, travels across the ground or explodes) are prohibited. Enforcement teams will be patrolling the city and issuing $1,000 citations for possession and discharge of illegal fireworks.

Rohnert Park

In the City of Rohnert Park, the sales of State-Approved Fireworks are allowed beginning at 8:00 a.m. on June 30th and ending at 9:00 p.m. on July 4th. The use of state-approved fireworks may occur beginning on June 30th and ending on July 4th between the hours of 8:00 am and 10:30p.m.

Illegal fireworks are prohibited. Enforcement teams will be patrolling the city and issuing $1,000 citations for possession, use, storage, sale, and discharge of illegal fireworks.

Santa Rosa

The Santa Rosa Fire Department would like to remind citizens and visitors that all fireworks are illegal (View the city ordinance) in the City of Santa Rosa and the unincorporated areas surrounding the City. This includes the possession, sale and discharge of any type of firework. Please see our Web site or contact our administrative office at (707) 543-3500 for more information.

Sebastopol

Sales and discharge of State-approved fireworks permitted within the city limits. All other fireworks use (illegal - fly through the air, across the ground or explode) are prohibited. Enforcement teams will be patrolling the city, issuing citations for possession and discharge of illegal fireworks.

Sonoma

The sale, possession or use of fireworks of any type is not permitted.

Windsor

The Town of Windsor prohibits all fireworks.

Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Address
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 220 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46229, -122.725377
 

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