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Springville, UT 84663
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Notice to all Springville Residents
Utah fireworks laws allow the purchase of legal fireworks from June 24 – July 25, 2021. Fireworks can only be discharged two days prior and one day after the holiday (July 4 and July 24).
Due to the high level of fire danger, the Springville City Fire Chief is closing specific areas of Springville for the use of all fireworks from July 2. – July 25, 2021.
All fireworks are prohibited in the following areas:
- The “North East Boundary” on the northeast foothill area of Springville. The fireworks ban is designed to prevent any fireworks being used within 1000 ft. of the US Forest/Springville City boundary near the foothills. The boundary is defined as follows: Starting at Main Street and 1400 North, east up through Millpond Dr.; east on 400 North to 800 East then south to 400 N, east to 800 E then south to 200 N then east to 1170 E., south to 180 N. and around to the intersection of 1300 East and Center St. east to 1470 E. south to 400 S and East to 1800 E. (Note: 1800 East turns into 1900 East) south to Canyon Rd. east to the end of Cove Dr. extending to the city boundary to the South.
- The “South West Boundary” Follow the railroad tracks from the Northern city boundary and 400 West. Continue south to the “Devon Glen” development starting at 300 N and 400 W (following the Creek to 950 West) continue west on 550 N, to 1500 W, south to Center St, east to 1200 W. south to 200 S, east to 950 W, south to 700 S, and back east to the Railroad Tracks near 400 W. north to 400 S east to Main St. south on Main St. following hwy. 89 south to the Southern city boundary.
Newly opened areas for 2021 are:
- The area East of Devon Glen to 1500 West
- Cimarron and Dalton streets between 2200 South and Stetson Dr. Evergreen Rd. between Eldorado and 400 East.
- Rodeo Drive, Winchester Dr. and the adjacent (Silverado Dr.) 300 East St. and Bridger Drive between Rodeo Dr. & Winchester Dr.
- The residents on 350 East, & 400 East between 1600 South and 1875 South (North of the Evergreen Cemetery)
Legal fireworks may be used in other areas of town from 11 am to 11 pm, between July 2. and July 5 and July 22. and July 25, except that on July 4 and July 24, the hours are 11 am to midnight. We encourage all in restricted areas to take their families to any of the city parks outside the banned area to set off fireworks.
Henry L. Clinton, Chief
Springville Fire Department
53-7-225. Times for sale and discharge of fireworks — Criminal penalty — Permissible closure of certain areas — Maps and signage.
(1) Except as provided in Section 53-7-221, this section supersedes any other code provision regarding the sale or discharge of fireworks.
(2) A person may sell class C common state approved explosives in the state as follows:
(a) beginning on June 24 and ending on July 25;
(b) beginning on December 29 and ending on December 31; and
(c) two days before and on the Chinese New Year’s eve.
(3) A person may not discharge class C common state approved explosives in the state except as follows:
(a) between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m., except that on July 4 and July 24, the hours are 11 a.m. to midnight:
(i) beginning on July 2 and ending on July 5; and
(ii) beginning on July 22 and ending on July 25;
(i) beginning at 11 a.m. on December 31 and ending at 1 a.m. on the following day; or
(ii) if New Year’s eve is on a Sunday and the county, municipality, or metro township determines to celebrate New Year’s eve on the prior Saturday, then a person may discharge class C common state approved explosives on that prior Saturday within the county, municipality, or metro township; and
(c) beginning at 11 a.m. on the Chinese New Year’s eve and ending at 1 a.m. on the following day.
(4) A person is guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000, if the person discharges a class C common state approved explosive:
(a) outside the legal discharge dates and times described in Subsection (3); or
(b) in an area in which fireworks are prohibited under Subsection 15A-5-202.5(1)(b).
(a) Except as provided in Subsection (5)(b) or (c), a county, a municipality, a metro township, or the state forester may not prohibit a person from discharging class C common state approved explosives during the permitted periods described in Subsection (3).
(i) As used in this Subsection (5)(b), “negligent discharge”:
(A) means the improper use and discharge of a class C common state approved explosive; and
(B) does not include the date or location of discharge or the type of explosive used.
(ii) A municipality or metro township may prohibit:
(A) the discharge of class C common state approved explosives in certain areas with hazardous environmental conditions, in accordance with Subsection 15A-5-202.5(1)(b); or
(B) the negligent discharge of class C common state approved explosives.
(iii) A county may prohibit the negligent discharge of class C common state approved explosives.
(c) The state forester may prohibit the discharge of class C common state approved explosives as provided in Subsection 15A-5-202.5(1)(b) or Section 65A-8-212.
(6) If a municipal legislative body, the state forester, or a metro township legislative body provides a map to a county identifying an area in which the discharge of fireworks is prohibited due to a historical hazardous environmental condition under Subsection 15A-5-202.5(1)(b), the county shall, before June 1 of that same year:
(a) create a county-wide map, based on each map the county has received, indicating each area within the county in which fireworks are prohibited under Subsection 15A-5-202.5(1)(b);
(b) provide the map described in Subsection (6)(a) to:
(i) each retailer that sells fireworks within the county; and
(ii) the state fire marshal; and
(c) publish the map on the county’s website.
(7) A retailer that sells fireworks shall display:
(a) a sign that:
(i) is clearly visible to the general public in a prominent location near the point of sale;
(ii) indicates the legal discharge dates and times described in Subsection (3); and
(iii) indicates the criminal charge and fine associated with discharge:
(A) outside the legal dates and times described in Subsection (3); and
(B) within an area in which fireworks are prohibited under Subsection 15A-5-202.5(1)(b); and
(b) the map that the county provides, in accordance with Subsection (6)(b).
Amended by Chapter 189, 2018 General Session