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Fireworks

Fireworks

Except as provided in Chapter 19 of the Scott County Code of Oridinances, it shall be unlawful for any person or association of persons to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail, or use to explode any fireworks within the unincorporated boundaries of Scott County, Iowa.

The authority to grant permits for the supervised public display of fireworks which is granted to the County Board of Supervisors in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 727 of the Code of Iowa is specifically delegated to the Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office may upon application grant a permit for the supervised public display of fireworks by a municipality, fair association, amusement park, government entity, or other organized group. If such permit is granted, the sale, possession, use and distribution of fireworks for such display shall be lawful for that purpose only.

Where can I find additional online resources?

Please call the Sheriff's Office with questions or concerns 563-326-8625.

News & Notices

On Friday, October 12th, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office held a Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Eric Roloff was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Eric Roloff is originally from State Center, IA where he graduated from West Marshall High School. After High School he attended...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Sheriff Lane swore in Reserve Deputy’s Shaun Logan and Alex Gries today at a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome them to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun Logan is the son of Vickie Logan and the late Mike Logan. After high school at North Scott High School, Shaun...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted on July 3 and July 4 from 2 PM until 11 PM. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: June 13, 2018