LIST: Are fireworks legal in your town? A look at Kansas City-area fireworks rules & regulations

Fourth of July is all about food, fun and fireworks. However, learn how to celebrate your freedom and comply with local fireworks regulations in your area while you are at it.

Here's a look at Kansas City-area towns and their rules and regulations concerning fireworks.

MISSOURI

Belton - Fireworks are allowed within city limits from June 28-July 4 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. and are allowed until midnight July 4. Click here for more information, including which types of fireworks are not allowed.

Blue Springs - Blue Springs allows fireworks within city limits, but they can only be set off from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. on July 1-3 and from 10 a.m. - midnight on July 4. Fireworks should be bought from a city-approved dealer. Click here for more information.

Gladstone - Fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Grandview - Fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Independence - Fireworks are allowed within city limits July 3-5 from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. and for an extra hour until midnight on July 4. Click here for more information.

Kansas City - All fireworks are illegal within city limits. Click here for more information.

Lee's Summit - Fireworks are allowed from 10 a.m. -11 p.m. on July 2 and July 3 and from 10 a.m. - midnight on July 4. Residents must acquire a permit from a licensed vendor in the city or at city hall. Click here for more information and to see which fireworks are not permitted.

Liberty - Non-aerial fireworks can be set off between 4 p.m and 10 p.m. on July 3 and July 4 within city limits. Aerial fireworks can be detonated during the same time frame, but have to be lit on tracts of land that are three acres or larger. Click here for more information.

Parkville - Only fireworks that do not leave the ground are permitted. Fireworks can be detonated from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. July 1-3 and July 5 and from 10 a.m. - midnight on July 4. Click here for more information.

Raymore - Residents can have light off fireworks from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on July 1-3 and from 10 a.m. - midnight on July 4. Click here for more information:

Raytown - Fireworks are allowed within Raytown city limits from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. on July 4. Residents must have a permit, which they can get for free from a vendor in the city or from the fire department. Click here for more information.

Riverside - Fireworks can be set off from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on June 26 - July 2 and from 10 a.m. - midnight on July 3 and July 4. Click here for more information and to see which fireworks are not permitted.

KANSAS

De Soto - All fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Kansas City - Most fireworks are allowed from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. July 2 - July 4. Bottle rockets and sky rockets are prohibited. Click here for more information.

Lawrence - Most fireworks are illegal except for sparklers and other small ground-based devices. Click here for more information.

Leavenworth - Most fireworks, except for devices like sparklers and smoke bombs are illegal. Click here for more information.

Lenexa - Most fireworks are illegal except for ground-based devices like smoke bombs. Click here for more information.

Merriam - All fireworks are illegal within city limits. Click here for more information.

Mission - Fireworks are illegal within city limits. Click here for more information.

Mission Hills - Most fireworks except for small devices like sparklers are illegal and legal devices can only be set off on July 3 and 4. Click here for more information.

Olathe - All fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Overland Park - All fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Prairie Village - All fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Shawnee - All fireworks are illegal. Click here for more information.

Spring Hill - Fireworks can be detonated legally from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. July 3 - July 6. Click here for more information.

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