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Local fireworks rules
Orion Township and village ordinances only permits the use of legally purchased consumer fireworks on the day before, the day of, and the day after the following national holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
There are restrictions for use on those days.
Fireworks can only be fired from private property. Written permission must be granted by the property owner to anyone shooting fireworks other than the property owner.
Fireworks cannot be launched from church or school property, a public street or park or any other public location.
Fireworks can only be purchased and used by those 18 years or older.
The so-called Chinese lanterns are prohibited in the Village of Lake Orion.
Even on legal holidays in the village, fireworks cannot be launched between the hours of 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., and excessive use resulting in the disruption of residents is also prohibited.
Excessive use is defined as more than 20 minutes of continuous ignition between the hour of 10:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. in the township.
It is illegal to ignite fireworks and be under the influence of alcohol.
Any person violating local ordinances is subject to a civil infraction or misdemeanor with fines up to $500 and/or 90 days in jail.