Arizona law regulates when and where consumer fireworks can be bought, sold and used in the state.
Sale of Fireworks
The sale of permissible consumer fireworks is allowed:
- May 20 through July 6
- December 10 through January 3
Use of Consumer Fireworks
The use of permissible consumer fireworks is allowed on private property, with the permission of the property owner:
- June 24 through July 6
- December 24 through January 3
The use of permissible consumer fireworks is prohibited on all publicly owned or managed land, buildings and facilities, including but not limited to: City offices and facilities, public parks, public parking lots, public school buildings and facilities, public retention basins, roads, streets and sidewalks.
The law does not apply to novelty items: snappers, snap caps, glow worms, snakes, party poppers, toy smoke devices and sparklers, which have always been considered permissible. Permissible fireworks include: cylindrical and cone fountains, illuminating torches, wheels, ground spinners, flitter sparklers, ground sparkling devices.
The Chandler Fire Department encourages residents to use caution when storing, handling and using fireworks, and when in the vicinity of other people using fireworks.
This chart will help you to determine if a product is legal or illegal to use in the City of Chandler.