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

If you intend to discharge fireworks, dangerous goods laws require people performing that work (pyrotechnicians) to hold a current licence and conduct work in a specific manner.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Permit to Discharge Fireworks - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Murrindindi Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 2012

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Murrindindi Shire Council


Operating address:
28 Perkins Street
Alexandra, Victoria 3714
Mailing address:
PO BOX 138
Alexandra, Victoria 3714

Toll Free:

1800 633 792

Phone:

03 5772 0333

Fax:

03 5772 2291
msc@murrindindi.vic.gov.au

Website:

Murrindindi Shire Council Opens in a new browser window

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