La Porte fire chief asks residents to follow city fireworks code


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As Independence Day approaches, City of La Porte Fire Chief Andy Snyder is reminding residents to be mindful of the city’s fireworks code.00

“After last year’s 4th of July festivities were hindered due to COVID-19, everyone is ready to cut loose and kick off the holiday early,” Snyder said. “However, we are still several weeks out from Independence Day and must be respectful of our fellow residents. Our department will be working closely with the police department as well as code enforcement to ensure the rules are being followed.”

The City of La Porte’s municipal code states that consumer fireworks may be discharged within the city limits on the following dates and times:

  • June 28 through July 3, 5 to 11 p.m.;
  • July 4, 10 a.m. to midnight; and
  • July 5 through July 9, 5 to 11 p.m.

Snyder said violators could be penalized with a fine of up to $300.

One Response to “La Porte fire chief asks residents to follow city fireworks code”

  1. Uh huh…

    Jun 09. 2021

    Chief Snyder says “must be respectful of our fellow residents” Ha! Nice try! We stand a better chance of every street being paved and every building downtown being occupied and the parking issue being resolved before people are even partially respectful of others!!

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