Fischer Vetoes Heavy Fireworks Citing Safety

Mayor Greg Fischer has vetoed the latest fireworks ordinance that would lift the ban on heavier fireworks like roman candles and bottle rockets. The move may come as a surprise. Fischer previously stated the issue was a decision the Metro Council should decide. The council  voted to approve the use of heavy fireworks last summer. […]

Mayor Will Sign Fireworks Ordinance, Budget

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he will sign the fireworks ordinance passed by the Metro Council Thursday night.  The ordinance will allow the sale of fireworks permitted by state law, but says they cannot be set off by minors or within 200 feet of another person or building.  Mayor Fischer says the new state law […]

Council Approves Fireworks Ordinance, Budget

The Louisville Metro Council has approved an ordinance allowing for the sale this summer of fireworks such as bottle rockets and firecrackers now permitted under state law. The ordinance comes with some restrictions. The fireworks could not be sold or set off by anyone under 18 and they could not be ignited within 200 feet […]