The Livermore Police Department is reminding community members that all fireworks are illegal in the City of Livermore. This includes "Safe and Sane" type fireworks that may be legal to purchase in other cities. The Livermore Police Department will have extra officers working on the Fourth of July and these officers will be looking for and responding to firework violations.
It is unlawful for any person to possess any fireworks within the city of Livermore (Livermore Municipal Code 9.40.020). Any member of the Police Department or the Fire Department can seize any fireworks located in Livermore and the owner may be charged for the cost of destroying the fireworks. Police Officers finding persons in possession of fireworks may issue that person a citation for a misdemeanor offense with a fine of up to $500 and jail time of up to 30 days in county jail.