Fireworks Display or Special Effects Permit - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to hold a fireworks display or special effects show.

The types of fireworks allowed will depend on the training and experience of the operator and the location of the display. Approval from the Police, Fire and Emergency Services, and your local Council is required before the regulator will grant a permit.

Permit holders must have due regard to safety of persons and property.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • have sufficient training or experience in pyrotechnic devices, fire and emergency procedures and use of protective equipment
  • have an understanding of hazards, safety rules and risk management.

Duration

A permit is valid for a single display. Separate permits are required for each display or series of displays.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $14.00

Fireworks display or special effects show at a public place. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All - You do not need to pay any fees for a private fireworks display or special effects show. Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1998 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Regulations 1985 Northern Territory

Additional information

In your application you will need to provide:

  • personal details such as business name and contact details
  • display location of your intended firework display or special effects
  • location site plan which shows crowd location, fire hazards, roads, buildings
  • a reason for display and the name of the event organiser / controller if relevant
  • display operator details
  • firework supplier details
  • storage location of the fireworks
  • method of ignition
  • display risk assessment
  • evidence of public liability insurance
  • details of fireworks / explosives.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

Contact details

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Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.