Here's what to know about Augusta's firework regulations, discharge times

Greg Williams
Butler County Times Gazette
Beautiful fireworks illuminating the sky provided the perfect finale to the festival.

AUGUSTA, KS - Fourth of July weekend is quickly approaching and the City of Augusta is reminding residents of their regulations on the sale and discharge of fireworks within the city limits. 

Fireworks can be sold starting June 28 through July 4. The permitted hours of sale are 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. on June 28 through July 3 and 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. on July 4.

People can shoot off fireworks within Augusta city limits on July 3 and July 4 from 8 a.m. until midnight. If you are caught discharging fireworks outside of this timeframe or shooting them off in a manner that violates City Code, the fee will range from $50 to $1,000 depending on the specific offense.

Please review Chapter 7 Article 3 of the City Code for full regulations on fireworks in Augusta.

The City will also conduct its own annual fireworks display on July 4, 2021, at dusk; the show will be best viewed over Augusta City Lake.