Permit to Discharge Fireworks - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to discharge fireworks on public land. You will need to notify the Council if you are discharging fireworks from private land. A WorkSafe permit is also required to purchase or discharge certain types of fireworks.

A licence to use fireworks authorises the following types of fireworks to be used, depending on the applicants qualifications or experience:

  • group display fireworks
  • aerial shells
  • aerial salutes
  • chinese firecrackers
  • theatrical fireworks.

Only licensed pyrotechnicians are allowed to handle fireworks. A pyrotechnician must not use Chinese firecrackers, except on behalf of an incorporated association or community group and in connection with cultural, religious or traditional occasion or purpose connected with the association or group which requires the discharge of the fireworks.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Latrobe City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 2 2016

Contact details

Local Laws
Latrobe City Council


Operating address:
141 Commercial Road
Morwell, Victoria 3840
Mailing address:
PO BOX 264
Morwell, Victoria 3840

Phone:

1300 367 700

Fax:

03 5128 5672
latrobe@latrobe.vic.gov.au

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