Fireworks Permit



5.1 No person shall store, sell, use, set off, or allow to be stored, sold, used or set off, any Consumer or Display Fireworks in such a place or in such a manner as might create danger or constitute a nuisance to any person or property, or to do or cause or allow any unsafe act or omission at the time and place for the setting off of any Fireworks.

5.2 No person shall make available or sell Fireworks to a minor.

5.3 Vendor’s of Fireworks shall ensure Fireworks are stored in a secure and safe manner.

5.4 No person shall use, set off or allow to be used or set off any Fireworks if the Fire Chief has issued a ban on Outdoor Fires (Section 2.31 to 2.34) within the District.

5.5 No person shall discharge, fire or set off any Display Fireworks without a Permit from the Fire Chief of the District of Barriere (See Schedule “F”).

5.6 Display Fireworks are only allowed within the District of Barriere subject to the federal Explosives Act and Explosives Regulations and this applies to: • using high-hazard Display Fireworks (class 7.2.2 / F.2); • buying, selling and storing Display Fireworks; • transporting Display Fireworks, which is regulated by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods; Directorate (Transport Canada) and the Explosives Regulatory Division (Natural Resources Canada [NRCan]); and, • disposing of unused fireworks.

5.7 Every applicant for a Display Fireworks Permit, pursuant to this section, shall hold a current and valid Fireworks Supervisors and/or Pyrotechnics Certification card as issued by Natural Resources Canada.

5.8 Written permission from the property owner on which the fireworks display is to occur, must accompany the application for a Fireworks Permit.

5.9 The applicant in 5.2 and 5.3 shall procure, maintain and provide proof of the following insurance: (1) Comprehensive General Liability insurance, for the period of the permit, in an amount not less than $5,000,000 (2) Workers Compensation Insurance covering all employees of the applicant.

5.10 The District of Barriere shall be named as an Additional Insured without any right of contribution from any insurance otherwise maintained by the District.

5.11 The Fire Chief is authorized to revoke a Fireworks Permit issued under this bylaw at any time.

5.12 A permit issued under this section is non-transferable.

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