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Per Eudora City Code, fireworks may be discharged within the city limits during the following times only:
July 1st & 2nd: 10 AM - 10 PM
July 3rd & 4th: 10 AM - 11:30 PM
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or fire off any fireworks of any kind within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas. Provided, however, that nothing within this section shall be construed as prohibiting the governing body of the City of Eudora, Kansas, from giving pyrotechnical displays or from granting permission to responsible persons, firms, or corporations to give pyrotechnical displays in places to be designated by the governing body within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas.
(b) Provided, also, that subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to the discharge of fireworks, as authorized under state law, on the 1st and 2nd days of July, each year, between the hours of 10:00 o’clock a.m. and 10:00 o’clock p.m.; and on the 3rd and 4th day of July, each year, between the hours of 10:00 o’clock a.m. and 11:30 o’clock p.m. However, it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge, fire off, or explode any bottle rocket, as defined at K.S.A. 31-155, within the city limits of the City of Eudora, Kansas, at any time.
(c) It is unlawful for any person to discharge, fire off, or explode any fireworks of any kind on City owned property at any time, including parks, property surrounding municipal buildings, and vacant land owned by the City. Furthermore, the City of Eudora, Kansas adopts Chapter 22, Article 6, Section 9 of the State Fire Marshal regulations, that states: 1. A person shall not ignite or discharge fireworks into, under, or from a car or vehicle, whether moving or standing still, or on a public roadway or the right-of-way adjoining a public roadway.
2. Fireworks shall not be discharged within 100 feet of any "place of institution," as defined by national fire protection association standard no. 101, which is adopted by reference in K.A.R. 22-1-3, or any retail fireworks stand or facility where fireworks are stored. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2007 Supp. 31-133; effective Jan. 1, 1973; amended May 1, 1986; amended Dec. 29, 2008.)
For more information or to request a tour, call the Fire Station at 785-542-3653.
To schedule an appointment with one of the certified car seat technicians, please contact Douglas County Safe Kids at 785-505-5800.