Rejected petition Put a noise limit on fireworks.

Limit how loud fireworks can be. Most activities have a noise limit so fireworks should be the same.

More details

Every year there are complaints and petitions about fireworks scaring animals and people.
Yet every year fireworks seem to get louder. There is no need for them to sound like literal bombs going off.
As they won't be banned then a good compromise would be to limit how loud they can be. Other countries have banned loud fireworks. The UK should follow suit.

This petition was rejected

Why was this petition rejected?

We can't publish petitions when the request is something that's already happening or something that has been announced since you started your petition.

We think your petition is covered by Government or Parliament action already. If you'd like something else, you could start a new petition clearly explaining what it is.

Fireworks are limited to producing noises of 120 dBA or lower as long as the observer is standing the recommended distance away, but we have published the following petition calling for this limit to be lowered, which you might like to sign:

Reduce the decibel limit on fireworks to 85 decibels, to reduce impact:

We only reject petitions that don’t meet the petition standards.