It's hard to believe the 4th of July is right around the corner! Where has this Summer gone?!  Not that it's anywhere near over, but man 2017 is flying by! If you're planning on shooting off fireworks, make sure to be courteous, and follow the law. 

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Here's what the Evansville Police Department has to say about fireworks;

Consumer fireworks may be used within the corporate limits of the City of Evansville ONLY under the provisions of this section.

No person shall use, ignite or discharge consumer fireworks within the corporate limits of the City of Evansville except during the following times:
Between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on June 29th, June 30th, July 1st, July 2nd, July 3rd, July 5th, July 6th, July 7th, July 8th, and July 9th; and
Between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight on July 4th

No person may use, ignite, or discharge consumer fireworks on any PUBLIC STREET or in any PUBLIC PARK or PUBLIC AREA within the corporate limits of the City of Evansville at any time.
No person may use, ignite, or discharge consumer fireworks in a manner which causes them to land upon property owned or occupied by another person.

Residents are not allowed to use, ignite, or discharge consumer fireworks on any city property, INCLUDING THE AREA OF DRESS PLAZA DURING THE COMMUNITY FIREWORKS DISPLAY.

Residents are permitted to use, ignite, or discharge consumer fireworks on their own property or with the permission of the property owner. The fireworks must land on the property from which they were used, ignited, or discharged.

So there you have it, be safe out there!!