In Overland Park, it is illegal to purchase, possess or discharge any fireworks according to the City's ordinance.

The following types of fireworks are prohibited:

  • Sparklers
  • Firecrackers
  • Torpedoes
  • Skyrockets
  • Roman candles

City ordinance does not prohibit the use of snappers, snakes, toy pistols or canes with caps.

Each year, Overland Park police officers respond to numerous complaints about illegal fireworks. Any person who violates the ordinance is subject to a fine of up to $500.

To report illegal firework use, call Overland Park police at 913-895-6300.

Instead of using illegal fireworks, consider attending the Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular at Corporate Woods.