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Fireworks are regulated by Natural Resources Canada, the Explosives Act, the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and the Alberta Fire Code. The Alberta Fire Code applies to the sale and discharge of fireworks and pyrotechnic devices.
Individuals wanting to purchase fireworks require a permit - Fireworks Permit - Purchase and Possess. Applications to obtain a permit must be made in person at the Pete Eagar Fire Station located at 8111 - Resources Road. Information required includes:
*Please Note - Fireworks Permits are only available Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm*
If you require more information, call 780-538-0393 and ask to speak with Fire Prevention.
Check out the the National Fire Protection Association for more information regarding fireworks safety.
Commercial permits are necessary for high hazard fireworks and pyrotechnic displays. The person applying for this permit must:
A site inspection may also be required.
Fire crackers are prohibited in Alberta.
Flying Lanterns are prohibited in Alberta.
A Fire Safety Codes Officer has the authority to halt a display for any reason and to seize the fireworks and dispose of them. Failure to comply could result in a fine of not more than $100,000.00 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both fines and imprisonment for a first offence.
Remember, fireworks are explosives and can cause serious injury or death.
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