State Laws & Regulations in Washington



Consumer Fireworks

Specifically permitted

As defined by DOT not specifically prohibited (see below) unless prohibited by local ordinance.

Specifically prohibited

Firecrackers, skyrockets, salutes, chasers, and bottle rockets.

Selling period

Noon June 28 to 9 pm July 5 and Noon December 27 to 11pm Dec. 31

Discharge period:

Noon June 28 – 11pm July 5 and 6pm December 31 to 1am January 1


State Fire Marshal shall prepare an annual list of permitted items. Sales locations and safety precautions specified in law. Employee’s minimum age 18 years. Sales prohibited to persons under 16 years of age.

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