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Fireworks By-law

Fireworks By-law 53-2006 as amended by By-law 79-2006 is a By-law to regulate and Licence the sale and use of Fireworks and to provide for the issuing of Permits for Fireworks Displays in the Town of Saugeen Shores.

Sale of Fireworks

No person shall sell fireworks except on or during the 7 days immediately preceding the following days:

Victoria Day     

Civic Holiday

Canada Day        

Labour Day

Independence Day (USA)

  • No person shall sell fireworks to anyone under the age of eighteen (18) years.
  • No person shall set off any fireworks within the limits of the travelled portion(including any sidewalks)
    of any public highway, or in any public park, nor within
  • Fireworks shall be set off between dusk and 11:00 pm only. 

Display Fireworks

At any time a display of fireworks will be set off in a public place, a license will be required. 

Complete information and a Fireworks License Application Package is available at the Port Elgin Fire Department at 612 Emma St, Port Elgin.