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4th of July fireworks go on sale on June 28, 2013

Fireworks go on sale for the Fourth of July festivities in Washington State on Friday, June 28, 2013. Washington State law allows sales of consumer fireworks to begin on June 28, 2013, at noon and end on July 5, 2013, at 11:00 pm.

Fireworks go on sale for the Fourth of July festivities in Washington State on Friday, June 28, 2013. Washington State law allows sales of consumer fireworks to begin on June 28, 2013, at noon and end on July 5, 2013, at 11:00 pm.

A number of cities and counties have restricted or banned the sale and discharge of fireworks.  Be sure to check with your local jurisdiction before using fireworks.

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the number of retail fireworks stand licenses issued in 2013 is down 2.5%, or 23 licenses, from 2012.  A state license is required before a city or county can issue a permit to operate a fireworks stand in Washington.

The fireworks regulations for North Puget Sound Cities and unincorporated Snohomish County are as follows:

Arlington – Restricted

  • Sales period - June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 9 p.m.; and June 29th through July 4th, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)

Bothell - Restricted

  • Sales period - July 1st, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.; July 2nd through July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and July 4th, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Brier - Restricted

  • Sales period - June 28th through July 4th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Darrington - Restricted

  • Sales period – June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.; June 29th to July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Edmonds - Banned

Everett - Banned

Gold Bar - Banned

Granite Falls - Restricted

  • Sales period – June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.; June 29th to July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Index - Restricted

  • Sales period – June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.; June 29th to July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Lake Stevens - Restricted

  • Sales period - June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 9 p.m.; June 29th through July 4th, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)

Lynnwood - Restricted

  • Sales period - July 1st, 12 p.m. (noon) to 10 p.m.; July 2nd through July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and July 4th, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Marysville - Restricted

  • Sales period - June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 9 p.m.; and June 29th through July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Mill Creek - Banned

Monroe - Restricted

  • Sales period - June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 9 p.m.; and June 29th through July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)

Mountlake Terrace - Banned

Mukilteo - Banned

Stanwood - Restricted

  • Sales period – June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.; June 29th to July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - June 28th to July 5th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.

Snohomish and unincorporated Snohomish County – Restricted

  • Sales period – June 28th, 12 p.m. (noon) to 11 p.m.; June 29th to July 3rd, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Discharge period - July 4th, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Woodway - banned

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