Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July! It is now legal to use safe and sane fireworks in the City of Huntington Beach on the 4th of July from noon to 10 p.m. (see Municipal Code Section 5.90 for requirements on places of discharge). With the passage of Measure T, the City Council wrote regulations to help non-profit organizations raise money, and allow all residents to enjoy a safe 4th of July.
Congratulations to the following lottery winners:
High School Category:
Edison High School:Â Academy of Sustainability; Wrestling Booster Club Huntington Beach High School:Â Football Booster Club; Softball Boosters Marina High School:Â Cheer; Dive Team
Ocean View High School:Â Girls’ Basketball; Baseball Boosters
Brethren Christian High School
Youth Sports Category:
Seaview Little League
Huntington Valley Little League
HB Pop Warner Football
Marina Jr. All-American Football and Cheer
HB Water Polo Club
Apostolic Assembly of Faith
Elks Lodge, No. 1959
HB Family YMCA
Non-profit organizations can apply for the opportunity to operate one of 15 safe and sane fireworks stands to raise funds for their charitable cause. A maximum of 15 permits allowing the sale of safe and sane fireworks within the City of Huntington Beach will be issued each year to non-profit organizations using a lottery system within the following categories:
Youth Sports (5) - Youth sports organizations operating within the City whose main purpose is to benefit a valid youth sports activity. Examples include but are not limited to little league, “AYSO” soccer, youth football, basketball, tennis, or golf. This category does not include individual club or travel sports teams, or high school extracurricular activities/sports.
High School (5) - High schools operating within the City that agree to use the proceeds for the benefit of valid student extracurricular activities/sports shal be allowed to submit one application.
Civic Organizations (5) - Civic organizations operating within the City, whose sole purpose is for civic betterment or charitable or religious
purposes to and for the citizens of Huntington Beach, shall be allowed to submit one application. This category does not include high school extracurricular
activities or youth or adult sports organizations.
To participate, non-profit groups must:
Regulations -- key elements include:
HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!
The Huntington Beach Fire Department charges for emergency medical services and ambulance transportation. However, residents can join the FireMed Program and protect their out-of-pocket costs! Read more about the FireMed Program.