Residents reminded of fireworks ordinance

Township hopes to cut back on disturbances


DAVISON TWP. — The township board would like to remind residents about its fireworks ordinance, which is in compliance with the State of Michigan regarding fireworks.

“We would like everyone to be able to enjoy and celebrate the holidays and still be respectful of their neighbors.” said Elkins, in a statement. “In order to comply with the State of Michigan regulations, Ordinance #65-D-2 deals with the ignition, discharge and use of consumer fireworks.”

The Davison Township Ordinance #65-D-2 read as follows: The ordinance regulates the ignition, discharge, or use of consumer fireworks on the following days, after 11 a.m.

1.) Dec. 31 until 1 a.m. on Jan. 1.

2.) The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Memorial Day until 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.

3.) June 29 through July 4 at 11:45 p.m. on each of these days.

4.) July 5, if that date is a Friday or Saturday, until 11:45 p.m.

5.) The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Labor Day until 11:45 p.m. on each of these days.

A person shall not ignite, discharge, or use consumer fireworks, except on the National Holidays identified above. A violation of this ordinance shall result in a civil fine of $1,000 for each violation.