The Michigan City Police Department is reminding the public of the city’s fireworks ordinance.
The department is reminding everyone that fireworks can only be discharged by persons 18+ years old and only during set dates and times outlined in city ordinance 54-231.
Inside of the corporate limits of Michigan City, fireworks can only be discharged on the following dates and times:
▪️June 29th-July 3rd from 5:00 p.m. until 2 hours after sunset
▪️July 4th from 10:00 a.m. until midnight
▪️July 5th-9th from 5:00 p.m. until 2 hours after sunset
▪️10:00 AM on December 31st until 1:00 AM on January 1st
Anyone discharging fireworks outside of the set dates and times are subject to being cited. The fines for firework related offenses are:
The department stated on its Facebook page “Fireworks are beautiful and a great way to celebrate 4th of July, however; they can also be dangerous and a nuisance to your fellow neighbors and fur-neighbors. Please be kind to your fellow neighbors and strictly abide by the ordinances regulating the use of fireworks.”
A complete list of city ordinances can be found online by visiting: