Permit to Discharge Fireworks - Victoria

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

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

Forms

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

Administering agency

Bass Coast Shire Council

Contact details

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Local Laws Team

Bass Coast Shire Council

Operating address: 76 McBride Avenue
Wonthaggi, Victoria 3995
Mailing address: PO BOX 118
Wonthaggi, Victoria 3995
Toll Free: 1300 226 278
Fax: 03 5671 2222
Email: basscoast@basscoast.vic.gov.au
Website: Bass Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)