Parkville Missouri

Parkville Fireworks Ordinance


Posted below is Parkville’s fireworks ordinance. Section A details the types of fireworks that can be discharged and Section B details the days and times fireworks are allowed to be discharged within city limits.

SECTION 215.420:     FIREWORKS

A.     No person shall within the City sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, use, possess, discharge or explode any fireworks except those described as follows:

          Ground devices as described in RSMo., 320.106(2), containing no more than fifty (50) mg of explosive composition, and classified as Class C explosives by the United States Department of Transportation.  Class C aerial devices may be sold, offered for sale, exposed for sale or possessed, but may not be used, discharged or exploded within the City limits of Parkville.

B.     No person shall within the City sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, use, possess, discharge or explode any fireworks of any class except on the following dates and times.  July first (1st), second (2nd), third (3rd) and fifth (5th) between 10:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M.  On July fourth (4th) between 10:00 A.M. and 12:00 A.M.  (Midnight).  In addition, authorized fireworks may be discharged or exploded from 9:00 P.M. on December thirty-first (31st) until 1:00 A.M. on January first (1st).

C.     Subsections A and B above shall not apply to the sale or use of fireworks for pyrotechnic displays presented by any civic group which has first obtained a permit for such display from the Board of Aldermen. This permit shall be granted subject to
the granting of a permit from the State Fire Marshall.

D.     No person shall possess, discharge or explode any kind of fireworks on all city-owned and managed property, unless specific permission has been granted by the Board of Aldermen or its designee.

E.     No person shall within the City sell, offer for sale, expose for sale any fireworks without first obtaining a business license as governed by Chapter 605 of this Code.

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