With July 4th nearing, the Chadron Police Department would like to remind everyone of the City Ordinances pertaining to fireworks. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on average, 180 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.
Within the City of Chadron, permissible fireworks can be discharged starting on June 25th and ending on July 5th .
June 25th through July 3rd permissible fireworks can be discharged from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. On July 4th through the morning of July 5th, permissible fireworks can be discharged from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m.
It is unlawful to discharge fireworks within 300 feet of a fireworks stand, gas station, or in a public park. Fireworks may be discharged at other times upon obtaining a special permit approved by the City Council. All local vendors will have what is considered to be permissible fireworks.