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Requirements for Consumer Display Fireworks

Application must be received no less than 15 days before event

  • Provide certificate of training as consumer operator
  • Consumer operator must supervise display
  • Provide a site plan indicating the below information
  • Must be at least 200 feet in all directions from
    • Spectators
    • Building, Structures or Property Lines
    • Free of any overhead obstructions
  • A Water based fire extinguisher or a hose connected to a water supply
  • Site inspection is required for approval of permit
  • List of fireworks to be displayed (number, and size)
  • Documentation that fireworks were purchased from a registered Distributor

Call (630) 256-4130 for application.

Reference Codes:

  • 425ILCS35 Fireworks Act
  • 225ILCS Pyrotechnic Operator License