Fireworks ignition in South Bend is only allowed on: TUESDAY JULY 3 RD from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY JULY 4 TH from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (midnight). Prior to July 3rd and after July 4th they are illegal, a violation of SBMC 8.05 and subject to a $500.00 fine.
The following rules also apply: NO fireworks are allowed on or over any of the city docks at any time. Fireworks that go up into the air and explode are illegal. Please have consideration for your neighbors and animals that may become stressed by a high frequency of fireworks explosions. Have a happy and safe 4th of July.
Chief Dave Eastham
City of South Bend Police Department