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Old 07-10-2008, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Michigan only allows fireworks that spark. Any firework that flies or has a report is illegal in the state. Has been the same for the last 35 or 40 years I can remember.


from the Michigan Attorney General's website. AG - Fireworks: Don't Get Burned! 6/2008 (http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-34739_20942-44662--,00.html - broken link)
I believe that they allow projectiles less than 40' in the air.
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Old 07-10-2008, 03:43 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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I believe that they allow projectiles less than 40' in the air.
Nope. NO projectile or flying fireworks. The State spells it right out in the link I provided.
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LEGAL FIREWORKS (No permit required):

Flat paper caps - containing not more than .25 of a grain of explosive content per cap.

Toy noise makers - toy pistols, toy cannons, toy canes, toy trick noise makers, and toy guns in which paper caps are used.

Sparklers - containing no more than .0125 pounds of burning portion per sparkler.

Flitter sparklers - in paper tubes not exceeding 1/8 inch in diameter.

Cone and cylinder fountains - emits showers of sparks.

Toy snakes - not containing mercury and packed no more than 12 per box.

Toy smoke devices.

Fireworks that do not fit the above exceptions are illegal for sale, use, or transportation without a permit. Violators are guilty of a misdemeanor.
from AG - Fireworks: Don't Get Burned! 6/2008 (http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-34739_20942-44662--,00.html - broken link)

Permits are issued on a individual basis and if using any commercial grade must be both ATF and local gov't.
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Old 07-10-2008, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Nope. NO projectile or flying fireworks. The State spells it right out in the link I provided.
from AG - Fireworks: Don't Get Burned! 6/2008 (http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-34739_20942-44662--,00.html - broken link)

Permits are issued on a individual basis and if using any commercial grade must be both ATF and local gov't.
Oh well, I don't see many people caring about that law. I saw roman candles and bottle rockets are illegal and I see those used a lot.
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Old 07-10-2008, 04:14 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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The question was weather or not they were legal, not if people used them. Shoot I have been know to make a trip down to Indiana once, twice, maybe even three (dozen) times in my lifetime also .
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