Did you know that Bellingham's noise ordinance (BMC 10.24.12-Public Disturbance Noise) does not include or exempt the noise created by consumer fireworks? Did you know that Bellingham's fireworks ordinance (BMC 10.24.130-Fireworks Prohibited) does not include penalties? So, since these two ordinances seem to conflict, what can a city resident do this year when the noise of consumer fireworks gets to you? Try this: Call 911, to report the noise! Since the noise ordinance includes significant penalties, perhaps law enforcement can do some real enforcement. Have a safe - and hopefully quieter - 4th!