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IMPD-Crime Watch-Consumer Fireworks Ordinances for Indianapolis - Marion County

  • June 08, 2022 9:23 AM
    Message # 12809758
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ARTICLE II. - CONSUMER FIREWORKS 

    Sec. 407-201. - Consumer fireworks - Using, igniting and discharging limited.

    • It shall be unlawful for any person to use, ignite, or discharge any consumer fireworks, as defined in IC 22-11-14, at any place in the consolidated city, except during the following times:

    (1) On June 28, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (2) On June 29, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (3) On June 30, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (4) On July 1, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (5) On July 2, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (6) On July 3, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (7) On July 4, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight;

    (8) On July 5, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (9) On July 6, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (10) On July 7, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (11) On July 8, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset;

    (12) On July 9, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and two (2) hours after sunset; and

    (13) On December 31 and January 1, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. on December 31 and 1:00 a.m. January 1.

    • Violations of this section are subject to the following enforcement provisions:

    (1) For this first offense in any twelve-month period, shall be subject to admission of violation and payment of the civil penalty in accordance with Chapter 103;

    (2) For the second offense in any twelve-month period, the civil penalty is fixed at a minimum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) under the provisions of section 103-3 of this Code;

    (3) For the third and subsequent offenses in any twelve-month period, a civil penalty of up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) shall be imposed under the provisions of section 103-3 of this Code. (G.O. 67, 2008, § 1)

     

    Gerardo Becerra

    Crime Watch – Crime Prevention Specialist

    Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department – North District

    Community Relations

    605 E Westfield Boulevard, Suite 100
    Indianapolis, IN 46220

    Office: (317) 327-3781

    Gerardo.Becerra@indy.gov


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