MUSCATINE, Iowa – The use of consumer fireworks in the celebration of the New Year is limited in the City of Muscatine to 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020, to 12:30 a.m. on Friday, January 1, 2021. Only the use of first and second class fireworks is permitted during this time period.
The City of Muscatine encourages residents to be good neighbors. Please be considerate to any neighbors who may have a sensitivity to fireworks noise, be mindful of pets who may become frightened by the firework explosions, and be mindful of the property lines of others who may not want fireworks on their real property.
Consumer fireworks may only be used on a residents’ personal property or on the property of a person who has consented to the use of consumer fireworks on his/her property. Fireworks are prohibited on public property including city streets, public parking lots, parks, etc. Persons 17-years-old and under are not permitted to discharge fireworks except under direct adult supervision.
Using fireworks outside the designated dates and times listed below is considered a violation and can result in fines of no less than $250 per violation. Anyone discharging fireworks or allowing the discharge of fireworks on their property assumes responsibility for that discharge and the consequences, if warranted.
Call 563-263-9922 to report illegal use of fireworks to the Muscatine Police Department.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) offers these recommendations:
Report any fires in buildings, vehicles, or greenspaces by calling 911 immediately!