City of Scranton Fireworks Information

Update as of June 28, 2023:

The use of consumer fireworks is heavily regulated in Pennsylvania and within the City of Scranton. Recently, the state passed legislation allowing the City to further regulate the use of fireworks.

City Council has passed legislation to more strongly regulate the use of fireworks in Scranton. 

You can read the press release here.

Consumer Fireworks:

Read the current State law here.

Read the new City law here.

Read the PA State Police FAQ here.

Display Fireworks:

All persons wishing to use display fireworks within the City of Scranton must first obtain a permit from the City.

You can apply here.

Please contact the City of Scranton Fire Department with any additional questions.

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