Permit to Use Fireworks - Knox City Council - Victoria

Description

You may need this permit if you intend to use fireworks, firecrackers or any form of pyrotechnics at an event. Only licensed pyrotechnicians can use fireworks in Victoria and before they are used, a number of authorities must be notified. The council may restrict the time and place where fireworks may be used. Please contact your council for more information.

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.

You will be required to have Public Liability Insurance ($10 million minimum).

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 Amount Description
Apply Application All $146.00

Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Renewal All $83.00 Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Local Laws Application - Application to Discharge Fireworks on Public Land - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Provisions Local Law 1 2010

Additional information

An advertisement is required in the local paper advising the public discharge of fireworks as well as a letter box drop to residents and businesses within a 500 metre radius (unless specified otherwise by an Authorised Officer)

Administering agency

Knox City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Community Laws Officer

Knox City Council

Operating address: 511 Burwood Highway
Wantirna South, Victoria 3152
Phone: 03 9298 8000
Fax: 03 9800 3096
Email: knoxcc@knox.vic.gov.au
Website: Knox City Council (Opens in new window)