Doña Ana County

Fuegos Artificiales Legales

Fuegos Artificiales Legales

State Statute 60-2C Fireworks licensing and Safety
County Ordinance No. 233-07

Within the unincorporated areas of Doña Ana County, permissible fireworks are ground and hand-held sparkling devices, including: (County Ordinance No. 233-07)

  1. Cone fountains
  2. Crackling devices
  3. Cylindrical fountains
  4. Flitter sparklers
  5. Ground spinners
  6. Illuminating torches
  7. Wheels
  8. Novelty items

The following types of fireworks are non-permissible fireworks and their possession, sale, possession for sale and use is prohibited within the unincorporated areas of Doña Ana County: (County Ordinance No. 233-07)

  1. All fireworks prohibited under the New Mexico Fireworks Safety Act.
  2. All aerial devices including:
    1. Aerial shell kit-reloadable tubes
    2. Aerial spinners
    3. Helicopters
    4. Mines
    5. Missile-type rockets
    6. Multiple tube devices
    7. Roman candles
    8. Shells
    9. Stick-type rockets
  3. All ground audible devices, including:
    1. Chasers
    2. Firecrackers

Permissible fireworks may be sold at retail in the unincorporated areas of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, between June 20 and July 6 of each year, six days preceding and including New Year’s Day, three days preceding and including Chinese New Year, September 16th, and Cinco de Mayo. (State Statute 60-2C / County Ordinance No. 233-07).

  1. Fireworks may not be sold at retail without:
    1. State Fire Marshal’s Retail Fireworks Permit
    2. County Business Registration
    3. County Retail Fireworks Permit
    4. All permits shall be displayed at the location where the retail sale takes place.
  2. It is unlawful to offer for sale or to sell fireworks to
    1. children under the age of sixteen years
    2. an intoxicated person

Fireworks shall not be discharged within:

  1. One hundred fifty (150) feet of a fireworks retail sales location.
  2. On state forestland, wild lands, or a Bosque.
  3. A person shall not ignite fireworks within a motor vehicle or throw fireworks from a motor vehicle.
  4. A person shall not throw ignited fireworks into or at a motor vehicle
  5. A person shall not place or throw ignited fireworks at or near a person or group of people.
  6. The discharge of fireworks on County roads and rights-of-way is hereby prohibited.