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Fireworks schedules vary by area

Independence Day is coming, and pyrotechnic aficionados will likely celebrate with fireworks. When people may legally discharge fireworks depends where the person is in Marion County. Rural areas of the county have a longer period for fireworks sales and discharge than cities.

County

County regulations apply in rural areas and in cities that do not have their own regulations. In those areas, fireworks may be discharged on private property with written permission of the owner.

Fireworks sales started June 27 and will continue through July 5.Sales require a public liability Insurance policy, a $50 permit, and a $500 cash bond.

Times for legal use of fireworks:

  • Wednesday and Thursday — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday — 8 a.m. to midnight.
  • Sunday — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Fireworks may be discharged at Marion County Park and Lake inside Lakeshore Dr. They may not be discharged at Marion Reservoir.

Hillsboro

Fireworks may be sold in Hillsboro until Sunday. Times for use:

  • Wednesday through Friday — 10 a.m. to 11p.m.
  • Saturday — 10 a.m. to midnight.

Marion

Fireworks may be sold Wednesday through Saturday. Times for use:

  • Wednesday and Thursday — 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday — 9 a.m. to midnight.

Peabody

Fireworks may be sold in Peabody from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. until Saturday. Times for use:

  • Wednesday through Friday — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday — 8 a.m. to midnight.
  • Sunday — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Last modified July 1, 2015

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