Fireworks Notification - Western Australia

Description

You are required to notify your council if you intend to discharge fireworks outside for purposes other than an event. You will also need to notify the Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner.

This notification is not required for:

  • unrestricted fireworks or sparklers
  • fireworks used under an events fireworks permit
  • use of a cracker chain at a public ceremony
  • use of fireworks by aircraft
  • fireworks used in theatrical shows, television or filming.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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

You must submit a fireworks notice containing the following information:

  • details of your fireworks operator licence
  • the date, time, location and duration for use of fireworks
  • the diameter of the largest shell (if any firework to be used is an aerial shell)
  • purpose of the fireworks.

You will be supplied with a written notice informing you whether the proposed use of fireworks is permitted and listing any conditions that you must comply with.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 WA

Lodgement process

Apply

You must notify the local government at least fourteen days before the proposed use of the fireworks.

Administering agency

Contact the Local Council

Contact details

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Customer Service

Contact the Local Council

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