Leaf Pickup: The City of Bowling Green's residential loose leaf pick-up services begin Monday, October 30th. Please visit https://www.bgky.org/leafpickup to find your zone and scheduled pick-up day.


Within the city limits of Bowling Green:

  • Fireworks may only be used between the hours of noon and 10:00 p.m. on June 27th through July 3rd and on July 5th and between the hours of noon and 11:00 p.m. on July 4th.
  • Fireworks may not be sold or given to any person under the age of 18 and may only be used by a person 18 years of age or older.
  • One must be at least 200 feet away from any structure, vehicle or any other person in order to ignite or light a firework.
  • Fireworks cannot be discharged on public property, including public roadways.
  • Young people suffer the majority of fireworks injuries, so they should never be allowed to light the fireworks.
  • Remember to wear eye protection around lit fireworks.
  • Remember that any firework has the potential to cause serious injury so caution should always be exercised when using them.
  • Most people feel that sparklers are safe for children to hold, but sparklers burn at several hundred degrees and cause major burns if touched.
  • Never point or throw fireworks at anyone.
  • Always keep a water hose and bucket of water close by. Use the hose if anything accidentally catches on fire and put used fireworks in the bucket of water.
  • If your clothes happen to catch on fire, remember to stop, drop & roll to extinguish the flames.
  • If you ever have a question regarding fire safety, please call us at 270-393-3702.
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