Fireworks Information - 2018

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Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July! It is now legal to use safe and sane fireworks in the City of Huntington Beach on the 4th of July from noon to 10 p.m. (see Municipal Code Section 5.90 for requirements on places of discharge). With the passage of Measure T, the City Council wrote regulations to help non-profit organizations raise money, and allow all residents to enjoy a safe 4th of July.


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Regulations -- key elements include:

Link to Municipal Code Chapter 5.90 Fireworks

If you are tired of these repeat offenders in your area, please send us an email to [email protected]. The emails will go to the unit who utilize plain clothes and undercover detectives to fight crime in our city. And you never know...they may be the ones driving down your street looking for illegal fireworks endangering our community.


You may also call 714-536-LOUD



Civic Organizations (5) - Civic organizations operating within the City, whose sole purpose is for civic betterment or charitable or religious purposes to and for the citizens of Huntington Beach.

Knights of Columbus, Pope John Paul I Council 6020
Huntington Beach Reads One Book (HB Reads)
Orange Coast Gakuen, Inc.
Huntington Beach Host Lions Foundation
Friends of the Huntington Beach City Junior Guards

Youth Sports (5) - Youth sports organizations operating within the City whose main purpose is to benefit a valid youth sports activity. Examples include but are not limited to little league, “AYSO” soccer, youth football, basketball, tennis, or golf.

Ocean View Little League
Huntington Beach Water Polo Club
Golden West Swim Club
Huntington Beach Girls Softball, Inc.
Huntington Beach Youth Lacrosse

High School (5) - High schools operating within the City that agree to use the proceeds for the benefit of valid student extracurricular activities/sports shall be allowed to submit one application. Four public, and one private high school shall be awarded one permit and may dedicate the stand to not more than two groups.

Edison High School MUN Booster Club
Edison High School Foundation

Huntington Beach High School Youth Field Hockey
Huntington Beach High School Girls Volleyball

Liberty Christian High School

Marina High School Girls Field Hockey
Marina High School Band Booster Club

Ocean View High School Band
Ocean View High School Boys Water Polo


Did you know?

The Huntington Beach Fire Department charges for emergency medical services and ambulance transportation.  However, residents can join the FireMed Program and protect their out-of-pocket costs!  Read more about the FireMed Program.


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