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Fireworks can be used within the city limits. However, you cannot use fireworks on publicly owned property including park property, city or county property, school property or federally owned property without written permission. Fireworks also cannot be used on another person's private property without permission.
If you use fireworks outside the city limits, contact the Cass County Sheriff's Department at 701-271-2900 to find out about any restrictions.
Also, please be courteous and pick up all garbage after you light off fireworks and be sure to soak any used fireworks in water to prevent fires.
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An individual who is at least 12 years of age may use, explode or possess any retail fireworks within the city limits of the City of West Fargo, commencing 8 a.m. CDT July 4, and ending 11:59 p.m. CDT July 4; and commencing 8 p.m. Dec. 31 CST and ending 1 a.m. Jan. 1. The individual use, explosion, or possession of fireworks at any other time during the year is prohibited.
For more information, please refer to City Ordinance 12-0711. If you are found lighting off fireworks within the city limits in violation of this ordinance, you can be charged with a Class B misdemeanor.
An individual who is at least 12 years of age may use, explode or possess any retail fireworks within the city limits of the City of West Fargo, commencing 8 a.m. CDT July 4 and ending on 11:59 p.m. CDT July 4, and commencing 8 p.m. Dec. 31 CST and ending 1 a.m. CST Jan. 1. Fireworks may be used within city limits, but cannot be used on public property or on another person's property without permission from the property owner.
If someone is violating the City Ordinance 12-0711, please call the West Fargo Police Department.