City of Martinsburg

Reminder: Fireworks Illegal in City Limits

  • Reminder: Fireworks Illegal in City Limits

    Reminder: Fireworks Illegal in City Limits

    Fireworks Notice–Prohibiting Discharge within Martinsburg City Limits:

    Effective August 11, 2016, the City of Martinsburg approved Ordinance 2016-22, which amended Section 545.10: Fireworks, Definition, Sale, Possession and Discharge. The ordinance updates the type of fireworks that may be sold by vendors, per WV  State Code, however, please note that the discharge of fireworks within the municipal City Limits remains prohibited during any time of the year.

    Complaints regarding the discharge of fireworks within the City of Martinsburg limits should be reported to the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100. Violators shall be fined not more than $500 and/or imprisoned not more than 30 days.

    The City appreciates your cooperation in this matter.

    Please reference the City of Martinsburg Codified Ordinances for further information.