Know the Fireworks Rules and Stay Safe this Halloween

Fireworks can add excitement to your Halloween event, but they can also cause serious injury and property damage. Before planning a fireworks event in Port Coquitlam, make sure you know the regulations and safe handling procedures.

Port Coquitlam Fireworks Regulations

Port Coquitlam’s fire regulations ban the sale of fireworks within the City, but they do allow them to be set off under certain conditions, including:

Anyone found to be contravening these regulations may be subject to a $750.00 fine and/or formal enforcement proceedings for each incident.

Fireworks Event Permits cost $30. Permit applications must be made in person by Tuesday, Oct. 31 by 3:00 pm at the Tax Office at Port Coquitlam City Hall, 2580 Shaughnessy St., between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Call 604.927.5466 or email for more information about these permits.

Safe Fireworks Handling Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

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Randy Minaker
Deputy Fire Chief
Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services
tel.: 604.927.5340