July 19, 2024

As the 4th of July holiday approaches, the City of Colleyville reminds all residents and visitors to celebrate safely and responsibly. The vibrant festivities of Independence Day, with its patriotic parades, family gatherings, and spectacular displays, are a cherished tradition. However, it’s crucial to adhere to local regulations to ensure everyone’s safety and well-being.

Fireworks Are Illegal in Colleyville

To protect our community, it is important to note that fireworks are illegal within the Colleyville city limits and our surrounding communities. This regulation is in place to prevent potential injuries, property damage, and fires that can result from the improper use of fireworks. Residents are urged to respect this law to maintain a safe environment for all.

Fines and Penalties

Those caught using or possessing fireworks within city limits can face substantial penalties. Violators may be subject to fines in excess of $500. The City enforces these regulations strictly to minimize risks and maintain public safety. It’s crucial to consider these consequences before engaging in any activities involving fireworks.

Report Illegal Fireworks

If you observe the use of illegal fireworks, it is important to take action to ensure community safety. Please report any incidents to police dispatch at 817.743.4552. Prompt reporting helps authorities respond quickly and effectively to potential hazards, keeping our neighborhoods safe.

Alternative Ways to Celebrate

While personal fireworks are not permitted, there are many other ways to celebrate Independence Day. The City of Colleyville offers various community events and gatherings where residents can enjoy professional fireworks displays safely. Check the city’s official website or local community boards for event details and schedules.

Stay Safe and Enjoy the Holiday

As we come together to celebrate the birth of our nation, let’s do so with a commitment to safety and community spirit. Enjoy the holiday with family and friends, attend city-sponsored events, and remember to follow all local laws and guidelines. Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

For more information on city regulations and upcoming events, please visit the City of Colleyville’s official website.