In progress City project

Fireworks By-law Review

The City is reviewing the Fireworks By-law and seeking public input on potential changes. Staff will be presenting their recommendations to Council in September 2023.
  1. 1
    Phase one - February to March 2023

    Community engagement consisting of a public survey and two virtual community meetings.

  2. 2
    Phase two - Spring 2023

    Develop and review the draft strategy.

  3. 3
    Phase three - Fall 2023

    Recommendations to be presented at General Committee.


The Fireworks By-law regulates the sale and use of fireworks in Mississauga. Fireworks in Mississauga are currently permitted on private property until midnight on Victoria Day, Canada Day, Lunar New Year and Diwali. Fireworks are not permitted on a public street, park or road without a permit.

Frequently asked questions

Fireworks on private property may be used without a permit only on Lunar New Year, Victoria Day, Canada Day and Diwali. Fireworks are currently permitted until midnight and only for the holiday, not the days before or after.

To use fireworks on private property any other day of the year, residents must obtain a permit from Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services.

“F1” Family Class (low-hazard fireworks) are permitted on designated fireworks holidays without a permit. Members of the general public are not permitted to buy professional-grade fireworks.

Fireworks are permitted on private property that you own/occupy or the property of someone else with their consent. Residents are not allowed to set off fireworks in a street, public property such as a park or any private property that is not their own.

To make a complaint about fireworks on private property, call 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits).For fireworks on public roadways, contact the Peel Regional Police. For fireworks in City parks, call the Facility Watch Program at 905-615-4060.

For all other firework enquiries, call Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services’ non-emergency line at 905-456-5700.


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