Lansing Police Department Seeing Increase In Firework Use
The City of Lansing, has seen an increase of firework use, according to the Lansing Police Department.
There are certain ordinances that apply for firework use in the city of Lansing, which as follows, according to WILX:
- Dec. 31 through Jan. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
- Saturday and Sunday before Memorial Day from 11 a.m to 11:45 p.m.
- June 29 through July 4 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
- If July 5th falls on Friday/Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday before Labor Day from 11 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Citizens in the city of Lansing, have complained more to the Lansing Police department, regarding fireworks that were being let off during the day as well as evening, which does violate days and ordinances above.
"Violaters will be subjected to a civil infraction with the fine being $1,000," LPD released in a press release. "Firework consumers should understand it's not just the noise of the fireworks that are an issue, they also affect individuals with PTSD and pets. Lansing Police request firework consumers to obey the order or be subjected to penalties."
LPD will be dedicating additional police resources, into investigating the use of illegal fireworks in the City of Lansing. Officers will be exercising a zero tolerance when it comes to these violations.
If you are looking to see some legal, local fireworks, find more here.