PMWF/CA

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Community Association

Fireworks: Be A Good Neighbor

We realize that the you may enjoy fireworks, and that when you visit the PMWF you may make them part of your recreational activities.
Please be considerate of your neighbors.  Many of us live here full time.  We get up early to leave for work and get a bit  cranky when things interfere with our rest.  Some of us come up here for the tranquility.  Others have small children or pets that are disturbed easily.
Loud noises, particularly late at night, can be obnoxious.  Please consider your neighbors.  Reach out to them and make agreements about these actives.  Sometimes, that's all it takes to avoid what could become a big problem.
Also, there are some state laws of which you should be aware.  Being aware of the law is very important.

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Taken from the PSP web site...
FAQs about FIREWORKS

Q: Can I use fireworks in Pennsylvania?

 A: State law prohibits the use of Consumer and Display Fireworks in Pennsylvania without a permit. 
Items defined as “ground and hand-held sparkling devices”, “novelties” and “toy caps” in American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) Standard 87-1 are not currently regulated by State Law; therefore, their sale and use are permissible.
(Title 35, Chapter 13A, Sections 1271 & 1275)

PA State Police Fireworks Page: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/psp/4451/fireworksfaq/537214