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West Covina 4th of July Celebration

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The City's annual 4th of July Celebration is scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Edgewood Middle/High School, located at 1625 W. Durness Street, West Covina. Click here for more information about the celebration. 

 



Fireworks Are Prohibited In West Covina

The use of any fireworks within the City of West Covina is prohibited.  This includes a prohibition on the use of what are commonly referred to as "Safe and Sane Fireworks" as well as "dangerous" fireworks.  

The only safe way to enjoy fireworks is to attend an official public display presented by a fireworks professional.  The City of West Covina official public fireworks show will be held on Tuesday, July 4th at 9pm at Edgewood High School.

Effective May 5, 2016, Ordinance No. 2294 went into effect adding sections 15-63 through 15-72 to Article III (Fire Works) of Chapter 15 of the West Covina Municipal Code.  The new ordinance set the administrative fine levels that may be imposed on any person for failure to comply with the Municipal Code.

Administrative Fines which may apply to anyone who violates any provision of this code as it relates to the possession, use, storage, sale and/or display of "dangerous fireworks" shall be subject to the imposition and payment of an administrative fine or fines as provided below:

Number of offense in a 1 year period Amount of Administrative Penalty Late Charge Total Amount of Penalty Plus Late Charge
First $500 $125 $625
Second $1,000 $250 $1,250
Third $1,500 $500 $2,000

 

Administrative Fines which may apply to anyone who violates any provision of this code as it relates to the possession, use, sale of "safe and sane fireworks" shall be subject to the imposition and payment of an administrative fine or fines as provided below

Number of offense in a 1 year period Amount of Administrative Penalty Late Charge Total Amount of Penalty Plus Late Charge
First $350 $75 $345
Second $700 $150 $850
Third $1,000 $300 $1,300

 

 

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