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 Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Commercial fireworks fees range between $765 and $1535, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

Local law(s) name

General Purposes Local Law 2008

Administering agency

Moonee Valley City Council

Contact details

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

Parking Control and Local Laws Unit

Moonee Valley City Council

Operating address: 9 Kellaway Avenue
Moonee Ponds, Victoria 3039
Mailing address: PO BOX 126
Moonee Ponds, Victoria 3039
Phone: 03 9243 8888
Fax: 03 9377 2100
Email: council@mvcc.vic.gov.au
Website: Moonee Valley City Council (Opens in new window)