BONFIRE & FIREWORKS
Bonfires – Beach bonfire permits are available at ocbonfires.com. Any other open-air burning, including the use of residential firepits, is illegal within the Town of Ocean City without the issuance of a permit.
Fireworks – The use of consumer fireworks, which may otherwise be legal in surrounding states, is not permitted within the Town of Ocean City. The possession with intent discharge aerial fireworks without a permit is considered a misdemeanor, punishable by fines of up to $1000.00, and will result in the seizure of these items. In addition, the possession of ground- based sparkler devices, which may be legal in other areas of the State of Maryland, is expressly prohibited within the Town of Ocean City.