Fireworks go on sale for the Fourth of July festivities in Washington State on Friday, June 28, 2013. Washington State law allows sales of consumer fireworks to begin on June 28, 2013, at noon and end on July 5, 2013, at 11:00 pm.
A number of cities and counties have restricted or banned the sale and discharge of fireworks. Be sure to check with your local jurisdiction before using fireworks.
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the number of retail fireworks stand licenses issued in 2013 is down 2.5%, or 23 licenses, from 2012. A state license is required before a city or county can issue a permit to operate a fireworks stand in Washington.
The fireworks regulations for North Puget Sound Cities and unincorporated Snohomish County are as follows: