Fireworks Notice – Prohibiting Discharge within City Limits

  • Fireworks Notice – Prohibiting Discharge within City Limits

    Fireworks Notice – Prohibiting Discharge within City Limits

    Effective August 11, 2016, the City of Martinsburg approved Ordinance 2016-22, which amended Section 545.10 “Fireworks: Definition, Sale, Possession and Discharge”.  The Ordinance updates the type of fireworks that may be sold by vendors, per WV State Code.  HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE THE DISCHARGE OF FIREWORKS WITHIN THE MUNICIPAL CITY LIMITS REMAINS PROHIBITED DURING ANY TIME OF THE YEAR.

    Complaints regarding the discharge of fireworks within the City of Martinsburg city limits should be reported to the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100.  Violators cited for discharging fireworks within the City shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than thirty (30) days or both. 

    The City of Martinsburg appreciates your cooperation in this matter.