Fireworks Regulations


Discharging of Safe & Sane fireworks is allowed each year only from 12 noon on June 28 through 11:59 p.m. on July 4.


Fireworks which are not “Safe & Sane” are illegal. Some of these illegal fireworks include: bottle rockets, M-80’s, firecrackers, or any other firework shot from a launching tube.


The City of Rocklin has adopted a Zero Tolerance Policy regarding Illegal Fireworks. The City Council has adopted a Municipal Code, which mandates a fine for individuals who possess, charge, or allow others to possess or discharge on their property any illegal fireworks or safe & sane fireworks discharged in an illegal manner. Please report illegal discharge of fireworks by calling Police and Fire Dispatch at (916) 625-5400, option 0.

Selling Fireworks

Only “Safe & Sane” fireworks are legal in California and may be sold within the city limits by non-profit organizations that meet the criteria stipulated in the guidelines below. 

The sale of fireworks may begin no earlier than 12 noon on June 28 and shall cease at 10:00 p.m. on July 4. During this time period, fireworks sales are permitted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

The fire department issues fireworks sales booth permits to a maximum of twenty applicants annually. Preliminary applications are accepted during business hours between February 1 and February 28 of each year. Once a preliminary application has been approved, the full application may be submitted between March 6 and April 1.

Fireworks Displays

Public fireworks displays require a permit from the fire department. Once you have selected a pyrotechnic operator, they must submit a permit application for approval at least ten days prior to the scheduled event.

Permit Applications

Fireworks Display Application  
Preliminary Fireworks booth Application
Fireworks booth Application  

Please contact the Rocklin Fire Department, Fire Administration office at (916) 625-5300 for information about permit fees and application process.