Fireworks or Bonfires

Fireworks

If you plan on having fireworks, you will need to follow the City’s Fireworks By-Law.

There are four days of the year in which fireworks can be legally discharged without prior approval from the City:

  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day (July 1)
  • New Year’s Eve (December 31)
  • New Year’s Day (January 1)

If you want to have fireworks on any other day you need permission from the Fire Chief and/or designate.

Step One:

  • Get written permission from the owner of the land on which you are planning the display (if it is not your own property).

Step Two:

          Fire Services
          City of Greater Sudbury
          193 Van Horne St.
          Sudbury, ON P3E 1E6

Processing Time

  • Fireworks Application Forms may take up to four weeks to process.

Bonfires

If you are planning on having a bonfire on your property please review our information related to burn permits to ensure you are compliant with the City’s Open Air Burning By-law.

If you are planning to have a bonfire at your special event you will need to ensure you follow the City’s Open Air Burning By-Law and follow these steps:

Step One:

  • You will need to get written permission from the owner of the land on which you are planning on having the bonfire.
  • Submit your letter by email to: phil.doiron@greatersudbury.ca or by mail to

          Fire Services
          City of Greater Sudbury
          193 Van Horne St
          Sudbury, ON P3E 1E6

Processing Time

  • Getting approval from The City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services and the Fire Chief may take up to two weeks.