Township Ordinance Regulates Use of Consumer Fireworks

With summer festivities in full swing and the 4th of July holiday approaching, it is important for residents and visitors to know, understand and abide by Pennsylvania’s and East Donegal Township’s Fireworks Laws.

The East Donegal Township Board of Supervisors have adopted the following regulations governing the use of consumer fireworks:


If you are in a position to legally discharge fireworks, please be mindful of the following things in order to be a considerate neighbor:

•      The time of day and neighbors who may have small children.

•      Pets who may be terrified by a long, sustained fireworks display.

•      Wind and weather conditions blowing your aerial rockets into neighbors yards.

If you discharge a firework and cause a fire, YOU can be held criminally liable (responsible) for the damage and any injury caused.