Apply for a fireworks permit

You may need a Fireworks Permit if you want to hold a fireworks display.

The following displays do not require a permit application

  • Ground (lancework)
  • Ground (fountain)
  • Theatrical

All Fireworks Display applications must be received 14 days prior to the event.

Council recommend using shell sizes no greater than 3 inches for Fireworks Displays to reduce noise pollution.

The display must take place before 11.00 pm unless otherwise approved by Council.

If the surrounding properties house livestock, the display must not be within 500m.

Apply via the method below.


Step 1.Prepare your documents

Pyrotechnicians must have current public liability insurance for a minimum of $20 mllion and have Council listed as an interested party.

As part of your application you will need to:

  • Provide a copy of your Pyrotechnician Certificate.
  • Provide a site plan of display location.
  • Provide a copy of the WorkSafe Notification.
  • Provide copy of notification/letter to local residents.
  • Provide copy of map showing letter drop area.

Step 2.Complete the online application

Apply online