Subpart 9-4 - Prohibition of Fireworks

Effective Date: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, Section 225 and Executive Order No. 202.47

Section 9-4.1 - Fireworks use prohibited

Section 9-4.1 Fireworks use prohibited

The use of fireworks or dangerous fireworks, as defined by subdivision (1) of section 270.00 of the Penal Law, during the state disaster emergency declared by Executive Order No. 202, and any extension thereof, is prohibited, except as may otherwise be permitted pursuant to section 405.00 of the Penal Law.

Effective Date: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, Section 225 and Executive Order No. 202.47

Section 9-4.2 - Penalties

Section 9-4.2 Penalties

A violation of this Subpart is subject to all civil and criminal penalties as provided for by law, including but not limited to Public Health Law ยง 12-b. For purposes of civil penalties, each use of fireworks shall constitute a separate violation under this Subpart. Individuals who violate this Subpart are subject to a maximum fine of $500 for the first violation of this subpart; $1,000 for the second violation of this subpart; and $2,000 for each additional violation of this subpart.

Effective Date: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, Section 225 and Executive Order No. 202.47