In Rocky View County, you need a permit to sell, purchase, handle, or discharge fireworks.


Low-Hazard Consumer Fireworks Permit (For Residents)

Fireworks designed for recreational use by residents are called low-hazard consumer fireworks.

Here’s what you’ll need for your permit:

  • A completed Low-Hazard Consumer Fireworks Permit Application (PDF)
  • A site diagram of the area that you plan to use for your fireworks display, showing:
    • discharge area
    • spectator area
    • distance of the discharge area from buildings, roads, wooded areas, or any public land

Please note that when reviewing your application, we may ask you to obtain written permission from any neighbouring property owners who may be affected by your fireworks.

Return completed permits by email to questions@rockyview.ca, by fax to 403-277-9870, or in person to the County Hall.

Please apply at least one week before your fireworks display, or two weeks before a display that is near or on a major holiday.


High-Hazard Display Fireworks Permit (For Professionals)

If you are discharging high-hazard fireworks, you need to apply for a High-Hazard Display Fireworks Permit.

Return completed permits by email to questions@rockyview.ca, by fax to 403-277-9870, or in person to the County Hall.

Please apply at least three weeks before your display to allow enough time for processing and inspection.


Special Effect Pyrotechnic Permit Application (For Professionals)

If you are discharging pyrotechnics displays, you need to apply for a Special Effect Pyrotechnic Permit.

Return completed permits by email to questions@rockyview.ca, by fax to 403-277-9870, or in person to the County Hall.

Please apply at least three weeks before your display to allow enough time for processing and inspection.


Additional Resources

Contact

Call 911 for all emergencies.

For other Fire Services questions or reports call 403.230.1401.

Book a Fire Inspection

Whether you need a sale-of-fireworks permit, a daycare inspection, a special event or occupancy permit, you can book a Fire Services inspection right from this website.