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Fireworks Permit

Fireworks Usage during July 4th Celebration

Fireworks can only be discharged on July 2 and 3 between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., and on July 4 between 10:00 a.m. and midnight. Before planning to shoot fireworks within the city limits, a Fireworks Use Permit must be obtained each year. Permits are free of charge from any of the licensed fireworks vendors within the City or at City Hall during regular business hours (220 SE Green Street or 816.969.1000). Permits are valid for the address listed on the permit at which the discharge will take place. To obtain a list of licensed vendors, please call Development Services at 816.969.1200.

Fireworks Sales Permit

A Fireworks Sales Permit is required for the retail sale of fireworks and the application is only accepted in the spring of each year for a limited amount of time by Development Services. Vendors are asked to contact Development Services at 816.969.1200.

Fireworks Displays

A Fireworks Display Permit is required for public or private aerial fireworks displays (1.3 G) by commercial or private pyrotechnic operators in accordance with NFPA 1123, or 1126 for proximate fireworks displays. Display permit applications need to be submitted a minimum of 14 days prior to the display for review and approval.