A Pyrotechnician’s or fireworks (single use) licence may be issued to someone wishing to have a fireworks event.
A Pyrotechnician’s or fireworks (single use) licence is issued by WorkCover NSW.
Conditions of that licence include notification to Council of any use of fireworks, distress signals or model rocket propellant device at least 7 working days before the event.
Please note: Council is not the approval authority, but may object or impose conditions on the proposed use of the fireworks. A fireworks display (or similar) cannot proceed if the objections of any authority (which includes Council, police and fire brigade) have not been resolved.
Matters that Council is required to take into consideration include:
To apply for a fireworks licence or for more information, click here to visit the SafeWork NSW website.
Additional information can also be obtained from Council's Health and Environment Protection division on +61 2 9843 0555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.