London is now in Step 3 of the Provincial Roadmap to Reopen. In alignment with Step 3, the City of London has expanded additional in-person City services in accordance with the new regulations.
Londoners wishing to discharge consumer fireworks are reminded to keep safety top of mind and follow the Fireworks By-law pertaining to the discharge of fireworks.
You can only set off consumer fireworks (backyard displays):
To set off fireworks on any other day of the year, you’ll need to contact a professional display fireworks company. The fireworks supervisor from this company will apply to City of London Fire Services for a permit authorizing the display, at least 21 days prior to the proposed date of display.
Fireworks cannot be used on a public street, park or road without a permit. You should only buy fireworks from a licensed retailer.
No one under the age of 18 is allowed to discharge fireworks unless they are being directly supervised and under the control of an adult 18 years or older.
If you’re planning on holding a commercial or public firework display, on private or public property, you’ll need to contact a professional display fireworks company.
The fireworks supervisor from this company will apply to City of London Fire Services for a permit authorizing the display, at least 21 days prior to the proposed date of display.
Please take the following steps to minimize the risk of burns or fires:
In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.
To report a complaint about fireworks during regular business hours - Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - please call 519-661-4565.
To report a complaint about fireworks on other days or hours, please call 519-661-4965.
Those selling fireworks in a pop-up trailer are required to obtain a business licence. Retailers with questions regarding licensing can email email@example.com.
Consumer fireworks can only be sold on: