Fireworks Ordinance & Enforcement

Those operating outside the rules of the Fireworks Ordinance may incur a ticket, known as a municipal civil infraction, or be guilty of a misdemeanor. 

For your safety, for your neighbors safety and comfort,
don't play games, play by the rules! 

If there is a disturbance that due to fireworks not incompliance with ordinance rules, follow these steps:

  1. Contact East Bay Charter Township Community Police Officers non-emergent line at (231) 947-3631. This is a voicemail number and CPO's receive messages when they are at the station or on-duty through their email. There are times there is no township CPO on duty, if disturbance persists, do not wait for a CPO to call back. Move on to step 2.
  2. Contact Grand Traverse County's non-emergent Central Dispatch line at (231) 922-4550.
Per the Ordinance, enforcement is through the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office.

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