Tuesday is the first day that people in Omaha can legally shoot off fireworks.

Under an ordinance passed unanimously by the Omaha City Council last September, Omahans will have from July 2 to July 4 to light off fireworks in the city. That’s shorter than last year’s 10-day season.

The window for purchasing fireworks was also shortened to June 28 through July 4 — seven days compared to last year’s 10.

According to Omaha city ordinances, fireworks can be discharged only by someone age 16 or older. Minors between the ages of 12 and 16 can use fireworks if supervised by an adult 19 or older.

Omaha

Can be purchased:

  • June 28 through July 4

Can be discharged:

  • July 2 through 4, noon to 11 p.m.

Bellevue

Can be purchased and discharged:

  • June 25 to July 3, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 4, 8 a.m. to midnight

Papillion

Can be purchased and discharged:

  • June 25 to July 3, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 4, 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

La Vista

Purchased and discharged:

  • June 25 to July 3, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 4, 8 a.m. to midnight

Gretna

Purchased and discharged:

  • June 25 to July 3, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 4, 10 a.m. to midnight

Ralston

Purchased and discharged:

  • June 25 to July 3, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • July 4, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

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