In alignment with Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen, the City of London has reopened a number of City facilities for in-person services and programs.
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.
Consumer fireworks (backyard displays) are only permitted on Canada Day, July 1, and on Saturday, July 3 between sundown and 11 p.m. To report a complaint about fireworks on other days or after hours, please call 519-661-4965.
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.
For noise complaints/nuisance calls regarding fireworks being discharged on days or hours other than permitted use, please call 519-661-4965.
General firework complaints that do not pose a life safety risk, please call the City of London By-Law Office at 519-661-4660 during business hours.
Residents with any fire safety questions should call the London Fire Department non-emergency phone number at 519-661-5615.
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: