SALT LAKE CITY — Stubbornly hot and dry conditions have persisted throughout Utah and are expected to continue through the Fourth of July holiday prompting many cities and towns to tighten firework restrictions, and at least four to cancel their firework displays.
Earlier this week Gov. Gary Herbert said that the state has already done all that it can do to ban fires and fireworks and called on the cities and towns of Utah to restrict fireworks as they see fit.
"Fireworks are banned throughout the state today. As of June 23, that ban has been in place for every place except for the incorporated areas of our state. So the cities and local government officials have the ability to regulate that," Herbert said last week.
The towns of Coalville, Henefer, Hurricane and Marysvale have cancelled their annual holiday firework displays because of the extreme conditions.
The Utah state fire marshal has asked that cities submit their restrictions to them. Here is a list of cities that have established firework restrictions.
Any aerial fireworks that shoot greater than 10 feet in height are banned within Milford city limits. Fireworks that don't rise fewer than 10 feet in the air are permitted on private property that has at least 10 feet of clearance. For more information go to http://www.milfordut.com/
Box Elder County
Visit Brigham City's web site to see the updated firework restrictions map. Fireworks are restricted along the east bench (foothills) in the urban wild land interface from 1500 North to the south Brigham City boundary, east of residential property on Highland Blvd, 675 North, Aspen Drive, Carolyn Place, Orchard Place, Oak Place, Bott Avenue, Sycamore Circle, Sheri Circle, 1300 East, Bywater Way, and Kaylynne Circle; east of a line running due south from Highland Boulevard to Hwy 89/91; east of Hwy 89/91 from the mouth of the canyon to Michelle Drive; east of residential property on Michelle Drive; Brigham City Airport and surrounding areas inside of the city limits; the annexed areas of the Bear River Bird Refuge (west of I-15 running along the city limit boundaries and in the unincorporated areas surrounding Brigham City.
All areas east of 400 East from South border to North of the city are restricted.
All areas east of 1300 East are restricted.
All areas west of 2400 West and east of 800 East are restricted.
All areas north of 400 North and east of 1700 East, south of 400 North and east of 1400 East are restricted.
All areas east of 550 East are restricted.
All areas east of Hollow Road are restricted.
All areas east of 1600 East from the South border to the North border of the city are restricted.
All areas east of 100 East are restricted.
All areas east of 400 East and all areas south of Canyon Road and 600 South are restricted.
All areas east of 300 East are restricted.
All areas east of 1000 East are restricted.
All areas east of 700 East from the Southern border of the city to Center Street, east of 470 East from Center Street to Canyon Road, east of 300 East from 200 North to the Northern border of the city are restricted.
All areas west of 200 West from Northern city boundary to 900 South and all areas south of 900 South to the Eastern city boundary are restricted.
Fireworks, fires, other than campfires with facilities provided, cutting, welding or grinding metal in dry vegetation within Carbon County is prohibited. For more information visit: http://1.usa.gov/KR8Hr8
Helper has banned fireworks, including sparklers, for the rest of the year. The city also banned open fires of any kind except those in dedicated fire pits or in designated picnic areas or private homes. A new law also makes it illegal to use anything that creates intense heat or sparks in areas of dry vegetation.
Price has restricted the use of any fireworks within 150 feet of any undeveloped property or within 150 feet of any urban-wildland interface area. The fire chief has also restricted use of fireworks within the city limits to the former Durrant Elementary School property between 9 p.m and midnight on July 4 only.
The county has restricted the use of all fireworks for the entire county. No personal fireworks can be set off in the county. The county’s Freedom Festival Firework Event on July 7 will still be held. For more information go to www.daggettcounty.org
Fireworks have been banned east of Bountiful Boulevard and north of 400 North Street, east of 900 East Street.
Neighborhoods nearest to the mountains in Centerville have fireworks restrictions, including everything east of 400 East and Main Street. For more information and a map go to http://www.centervilleut.net/.
Fireworks are banned in areas east of Mountain Road/1600 East. For more details go to http://bit.ly/FruitHeights
Restrictions in Kaysville can be found at http://bit.ly/Kaysville.
Layton City Fire Department is enacting a restriction on the use of aerial fireworks in portions of Layton City.
The affected areas include the following:
• East of 2000 E. from the south city limits to Cherry Lane.
• East of Fairfield Rd. north of Cherry Lane to Church St.
• East of Church St. from Fairfield Rd. to Highway 193
• East of 2400 E. from Highway 193 to the north city limits
• North of 3450 N. to the city limits, east of 2000 E.
All fireworks are prohibited east of Highway 89 based on city ordinance.
North Salt Lake
Firework restrictions are in place for neighborhoods on the southern end of North Salt Lake. For a map of the areas that fireworks are not allowed visit www.sdmetrofire.org/Fireworks.
South Weber City
Aerial fireworks have been restricted on the Layton/South Weber border and no fireworks are allowed east of Highway 89. Visit southwebercity.com for more information.
There are no fireworks restrictions for Syracuse.
All fireworks banned.
All fireworks banned.
Roosevelt and Ballard
Fireworks are prohibited in all incorporated areas of Roosevelt City and Ballard City. For information go to http://www.rooseveltcity.com/.
All fireworks are banned in the city. Fireworks will only be allowed to be set off on the Fourth of July before the city fireworks program.
Fireworks within the city have been banned during the current fire season.
Fireworks banned in the incorporated area of town. Also, the town fireworks show over Otter Creek Reservoir has been cancelled because it is held in an unincorporated area.
All fireworks banned.
All fireworks, combustible materials or any fire source including smoking are prohibited within 150 feet of Mill Creek and Pack Creek. For information go to http://www.moabcity.state.ut.us/
Fireworks are restricted in the city except in the following areas:
• The asphalt parking lot to the north of the bicentennial softball fields
• The asphalt parking lot to the west of the Cedar City Aquatic Center
• The asphalt parking lot on the south side of Canyon View High School
• The asphalt parking lot on the south side of Cedar High School
• The asphalt parking lot at Iron Springs Elementary
All fireworks are banned in Paragonah.
Nephi City has prohibited the discharge of fireworks east of I-15 and on any city-owned property outside the city limits.
All fireworks prohibited within the town boundaries.
The Morgan Fire Department banned all ignition sources, including fireworks.
Morgan County is banned from any fireworks
Marysvale town has cancelled the town's fireworks for the 24th of July due to the extremely dry conditions.
All fireworks are banned.
Salt Lake County
All fireworks banned.
Fireworks banned east of Wasatch Blvd. For a complete list of all the areas in the city that have firework restrictions visit http://bit.ly/CottonWood
Fireworks are not allowed east of 1300 East, south of 13800 South, west of the I-15 freeway and in the area around the Mehraban Wetlands Park. For information and a map visit http://www.draper.ut.us/.
Aerial fireworks have been banned within city limits. Ground fireworks can still be used on cement, asphalt or similar hard surfaces with emergency water nearby. For information go to http://www.cityofholladay.com/.
Fireworks are banned from the Jordan River Trail that passes through Midvale City as well as the southwest corner of the city. Visit the Utah Fire Marshal's list of cities with restrictions and click on the Midvale link for more information.
Fireworks are banned on the Murray Parkway Trail and anywhere within 300 feet of the trail. They are also banned within 300 feet and in Murray Park as well as within 300 feet of Wheeler Farm.
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City has banned all fireworks east of Foothill Drive; the University of Utah campus; all areas north of South Temple to State Street and North Temple to 200 West; City Creek Canyon; City parks and all areas west of I-215. For more information go to www.slcfire.com
No fireworks allowed in parks-urban interface areas. For a detailed map of the more than 30 areas where they are banned visit www.sandy.utah.gov/fireworks.
Fireworks are prohibited within a city or county park or open space without a permit, within 200 feet of the natural vegetation border of the Bingham Creek open space and trail system and within 200 feet of the western boundary of the Jordan River Parkway. For more information go to http://www.sjc.utah.gov/
Fireworks are prohibited in most parks and wildland-urban interface areas. For a map of the restricted areas visit the Utah Fire Marshal’s restricted fireworks list and click on the Taylorsville link.
West Jordan (Bingham Creek)
Fireworks restricted in all areas within 200 feet of Bingham Creek. Located near Old Bingham Highway running the length of the east/west boundaries within West Jordan. Fireworks are also banned in the Clay Hollow Wash.
West Valley City
Fireworks are banned in areas of the city that are west of Utah 111
All fireworks have been banned within the city limits of Ephraim. For more information visit http://www.ephraimcity.org/
Discharge of any and all fireworks is prohibited within city limits.
All fireworks banned. The city has also canceled its fireworks show because of the fire danger.
Fireworks are banned in all canyon and trail areas in Park City as well in the following areas:
• Aerie's Subdivision.
• Bear Hollow Subdivision.
• Canyons Resort.
• Deer Valley Area.
• Glenwild Subdivision.
• Jeremy Ranch Subdivision.
• Moose Hollow Area.
• Park City Mountain Resort.
• Pinebrook Subdivision.
• Red Hawk.
• Round Valley Area.
• Silver Creek Area.
• Stage Coach Estates.
• Summit Park Area.
• Sun Peak Area.
• Thaynes Canyon.
• Timberline Subdivision.
• West side of Old Town.
• Any areas that contain dry grass or that may lead to the quick spread of fire.
With the extremely dry conditions in and around our community the fire department is asking for our help in preventing fires by lighting fireworks off only in designated areas. Those areas being from Matthews Lane west to the east side of West Street, from Clark Street to Durfee Street. Those subdivisions on the outskirts of the boundary we are asking to use the interior portion of the subdivision to prevent fires. For more information please visit Grantsville Citys website.
Fireworks allowed the area between Droubay Road and 1000 West, and 2000 North to Skyline Street. Fireworks are banned outside of that area.
The city of Alpine has banned all fireworks within city limits.
Fireworks and fire within town limits are restricted.
No fireworks of any kind are allowed in the hillside areas east of Canyon Road (SR 146), due to extreme dry conditions. In addition, no aerial fireworks or open fires are allowed anywhere in the city. Non-aerial fireworks may be legally discharged within the city limits, other than on the east hillside, between the hours of 11am and 11pm on July1-7 (July 4 hours extended to midnight) and July 21-27 (July 24 hours extended to midnight).
Eagle Mountain City is banning fireworks from the following subdivisions: Lake Mountain Road, Cedar Pass Ranch, North Ranch, Ruby Valley, Lone Tree, Kiowa Valley, Eagle Top, Point Lookout, Hidden Canyon, Fremont Springs, Meadow Ranch, Valley View, and White Hills.
Fireworks are banned throughout the city.
Fireworks banned in all areas south of Highway 6 within Genola Town limits, all areas east of 800 East to 1200 North, all areas of Hillside Drive and continuing on 1600 North to Main Street and all areas east of Lake Road within city limits. For information go to http://genola.org/
Fireworks are banned in Traverse Mountain and along the Dry Creek Corridor because of the extreme fire hazard conditions those areas present.
Some fireworks restrictions. For information, see http://orem.org/images/stories/Fireworks%20Restrictions.pdf.
Fireworks are banned except in the Payson City Center parking lots, Memorial Park parking lots and Orchard Hills Ball Park parking lot.
Aerial fireworks are banned in all areas east of the Murdock Canal from the south boundary of Pleasant Grove City to 1100 North and east of 100 East from 1100 North to the north boundary of Pleasant Grove City. These defined areas represent the neighborhoods of Battle Creek, Grove Creek, Big Spring and a small portion of Manila. For more information go to http://www.plgrove.org/
Fireworks are prohibited for the majority of the east side of Provo as well as most city parks and BYU Campus. For a detailed map of areas with fireworks restrictions and parks where fireworks are permitted visit: http://bit.ly/ProvoFireworks
All fireworks are banned. The city celebration on July 18 is still scheduled. If extreme fire conditions continue the city may cancel the July 18 event.
Fireworks are prohibited in all industrial areas of the city as well as in all areas south of the Spanish Fork River from the west end of the Spanish Oaks Golf Course and eastwardly to the city limits. For more information go to http://bit.ly/SpanishFork.
Fireworks are restricted starting at 1400 North Main (State Road 75) East to 150 East, South to 1150 North then East to Millpond Drive then South to 400 North 400 East. Then East to 800 East and South to 200 North. East to 1170 East and follow 180 North to 1300 East Center. Follow 1300 East to Canyon road then East to 2450 East Canyon Road and proceed South to the Springville/Mapleton boundary line. For more information visit the Utah Fire Marshal’s list of cities with restrictions and select the Springville link.
All fires and fireworks banned within the city.
Discharging or using any kind of fireworks, tracer ammunition or other pyrotechnic devices in any unincorporated area of Wasatch County is prohibited. In Midway City, restrictions are effective on the discharge of any fireworks and open fires north of Cari Lane, Burgi Lane and River Road from the roundabout north, west of Homestead Drive, 400 W., 250 W., east of Michie Lane, South of 500 S. or other areas where vegetation is overgrown. In Heber City, restrictions on the discharge of any fireworks and open fires exist from east of Mill Road and north of Center Street, north of 550 E. and north of 550 N. and 600 N. or other areas where vegetation is overgrown. For more information visit wasatchcountyfire.com
Fireworks are not allowed within city limits. Legal fireworks may be discharged on the Smithsonian Fire Department grounds, located at 1777 North Meadowlark Drive.
The city has requested that residents refrain from using fireworks and starting fires.
Hurricane has cancelled its July 4 fireworks display.
Discharge of fireworks within Hurricane City limits will be prohibited at all times except for July 4 and July 24, between the hours of 11 a.m. and Midnight, the discharge of fireworks will be allowed only at the following locations: Spilsbury Park Ball field, American Legion Ball field, Three Falls Park, Pioneer Park.
Fireworks OK at Wanless Park. For information go to http://www.laverkin.org/.
All fireworks banned.
Fireworks are banned in the majority of St. George, including Diamond Valley. For a detailed map of the banned areas visit http://www.sgcity.org/
The use or discharge of any fireworks is prohibited in all areas of Washington located north and/or east of I-15, and all areas south of Telegraph and east of Washington Fields Rd. (300 East). No aerial fireworks may be discharged within the incorporated limits of Washington City including the approved fireworks discharge areas.
The fire chiefs and fire marshals of Weber Fire District, North View, Ogden, South Ogden Fire Departments and the Weber State University issued restrictions of fireworks and open fires on June 7 and will remain in effect until October 1. The restricted areas are all areas east Harrison Blvd. from approximately 5400 S, North to Mountain Road, north to 3300 North. Then north of 3300 North to the Ogden Brigham Canal and north of the Ogden Brigham Canal to the north county line at SR 89.
The following areas are banned from setting off fireworks:
• All areas east of Harrison Boulevard from the north city boundary to the south city boundary.
• All wooded areas along the River Parkway beginning at Harrison Blvd and continuing along the pathways to the west city boundary and the south city boundary. This also includes all associated parks along the River corridor.
• All of Fort Buenaventura, the city baseball park and dog park area located off of A Ave.
• The old landfill property located at approx. 2550 A Ave., near Fort Buenaventura.
• All open fields, vacant lots, wooded areas, and brush covered hillsides throughout the city.
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No fireworks are allowed above the Ogden-Brigham Canal in Pleasant View.
Riverdale and Washington Terrace
Fireworks are banned in areas east of the Weber River on the south end of the city and extending north to include all areas east of 700 West to the River Glen subdivision. In conjunction with Washington Terrace, the restrictions include the east bench area of both cities going north to the 300 West and Riverdale Road intersection. For more information and a map go to http://bit.ly/RiverdaleWashingtonTerrace.