Per Columbus City Ordinance, consumer fireworks may only be used during the dates listed below.
State Statute allows the protected use of fireworks on the following dates and times:
- June 29 through July 3 and July 5 through July 9 between 5:00 PM and two hours after sunset, however, regardless of what time sunset occurs, no later than 11 P.M.; and
- July 4 and December 31 between 10:00 AM and midnight
These dates and times are protected by the state as acceptable for use of fireworks. Any firework usage outside of these date ranges are a violation of our local ordinance.