Horry Co. hearing to address prohibited zones for fireworks

Horry County, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Horry County Public Safety Committee will be holding a public hearing June 28 for properties wishing to be established as a Fireworks Prohibited Zone and extend it onto public property.

The hearing, according to Horry County spokeswoman Lisa Bourcier, will be held June 28 at 9 a.m. in the Horry County Government and Justice Center.

Property owners, lessees or managing authorities are required to file a Discharge for Fireworks Prohibited Agreement with the Horry County Public Safety Division, in addition to an application to extend the zone in which fireworks are prohibited. The papers, officials said, must be filed prior to the hearing date.

During the public hearing, live testimony will be given from those interested in establishing a zone. A written decision will then be issued.

If approved, the owner, lessee or managing authority must post at least two signs on their properties, which will be issued at the meeting. The signs cost $17 each.

For more information and to receive a copy of the application needed prior to the hearing, visit Horry County's website.

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