Salina, KS

Now: 94 °

Currently: Clear

Hi: 97 ° | Lo: 69 °

Fireworks Rules & Regulations in Saline County

Hannah StambaughJune 28, 2019

Fireworks sales are in full swing and there are some misconceptions about when and where residents can legally light off fireworks in the city of Salina, as well as Saline County.

All you need to know about fireworks in Saline County is listed below.

Saline County (Assaria & New Cambria follows the County regulations):

Dates of Sale – June 27th through July 5th from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day

Dates of Discharge – June 27th through July 5th from 8 a.m. to midnight each day

City of Salina:

Dates of Sale – June 27th through July 4th from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day

Dates of Discharge – only on July 3rd & 4th from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day *Will be strictly enforced*

Fireworks Displays:

July 4th – Sky Fire

July 3rd – Salina Country Club – for members only  ** Their show this year will take place with Consumer grade fireworks only so thus they were not required to obtain a display permit since it fell well within the discharge dates/times **

City of Gypsum:

No sale in the City limits

Dates of Discharge – July 1st – July 5th from 8 a.m. to midnight

City of Smolan:

No sale in the City limits

Date of Discharge – July 3rd and July 4th from 8 a.m. to midnight

Regulations (same for both City and County):

When using approve consumer fireworks, a person shall not ignite or discharge fireworks:

a.       While on public property (no parks, roadways, road shoulders, etc.);

b.      While on private property without the express written consent of the property owner, including the property owner’s name, address, telephone number and signature;

c.       Into, under, or from a car or vehicle, whether moving or standing still, or on a public roadway or the right-of-way adjoining a public roadway;

d.      Within 100 feet of any hospital, sanitarium, infirmary, nursing home, or assisted living facility; (County regulation says 1,000 feet)

e.      Within 300 feet of any consumer fireworks facility;

f.        So as to throw, cast, or propel the fireworks in the direction of or into the path of any person or group of persons, whether on foot, on a bicycle, on a motorcycle, or in a vehicle;

g.       So as to impact adjoining property from either direct contact from fireworks or the residue resulting from the use of fireworks.

h.      Sky Lanterns/Arial Luminaries are banned in all of Saline County.  They cannot be sold or discharged.

To report fireworks violations, please contact the Salina Police Department at 826-7210 – do not dial 911 unless it is an emergency situation requiring immediate response by Police, Fire, or EMS.

Copyright © Meridian Media, 2022. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Meridian Media’s express consent.





UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed...
June 30, 2022Comments
Teen Allegedly Stabs Two ...
June 30, 2022Comments
’69 Chevrolet Catch...
June 30, 2022Comments
The Art of Pie
June 30, 2022Comments


Read all tweets