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Fireworks Inspections & Safety

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Fire Prevention and PubEd Tools

 

Fireworks Program Rules            Fire Restrictions Map

 

    ***UPCOMING CLASSES***    

Fireworks Class Registration (Lakewood)     Fireworks Class 06/04/24 (Grand Junction)     

 Fireworks Class 06/05/24 (Durango)   Fireworks Class 06/06/24 (Pueblo) 

 

Infographs:

For information on Temporary Fireworks Tents, please email cdps_dfpc_prof.devunit@state.co.us

For information on Temporary Fireworks stands, please email cdps_dfpc_prof.devunit@state.co.us

For information on Temporary Fireworks store displays, please email cdps_dfpc_prof.devunit@state.co.us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Checklists & Forms:

 

Check Vendor Licenses:

 

Fireworks Basics Presentation:

 

 

PubEd Programs:

Join the BUCKET BRIGADE! Fireworks Safety at Home


Vendor Tools

License Types

Retailer of Fireworks (stands): Required to sell, offer for sell, expose for sale or possess with intent to sell permissible fireworks at retail. Valid from date of issuance to the end of the calendar year (12/31).

Display Retailer of Fireworks License: Required to sell deliver, consign, give or furnish fireworks to any person authorized to conduct a fireworks display in Colorado. Valid from the date of issuance through 8/31 of the year following issuance.

Wholesaler of Fireworks License: Required to sell, deliver, consign, give or furnish permissible fireworks to a retailer for resale in Colorado. Valid from the date of issuance through 8/31 of the year following issuance.

Exporter of Fireworks License: Required to sell, deliver, consign, give or furnish fireworks for export outside of Colorado. Valid from the date of issuance through 8/31 of the year following issuance.

License Requirements

Step 1: Please have the following documents completed and ready to upload prior to completing an application:

Step 2: Complete and submit the appropriate Background Check form and payment. The Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI) conducts background checks for DFPC. No licenses or permits will be issued without a CBI Background Check.

Step 3: Complete the appropriate application form below. 

Retailer (Stands) Fireworks License Application

Fireworks Trade (Exporter, Wholesaler or Display Retailer) License Application

Fireworks/Pyrotechnics Display Operators: START HERE 

License Fees
Retailer$50.00 per location/stand
Display Retailer$1500.00 per year
Wholesaler$1500.00 per year
Exporter$1500.00 per year

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