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Fireworks Permit

Public Access to Administration Office & Stations By Appointment Only

The Fire Department Administration office and all stations are closed to the public during this time. Access is restricted to approved appointments only.

Only cheque or online UST permit payment will be accepted; any payment drop-off requests must be scheduled in advance through the Administration Office.

Permit applications can be downloaded online and scanned to fire@burnaby.ca for processing, or mailed directly to the Administration Office. Any hard copies dropped off will not be accepted.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us directly:

Fire Station #1 Administration Office
Phone: 604-294-7195
Fax: 604-294-0490
4867 Sperling Avenue,
Burnaby, BC  V5E 2S9

Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 AM-5 PM.

Fireworks may be discharged on public property with a permit from the Fire Chief. Permits are available at Fire Station #1.

Fireworks on private property may only be set off or discharged on October 31, with the consent of the owner of the property. For more information on how you can enjoy a fun and safe Halloween, read our Halloween Fireworks Tips.

No fireworks shall be set off or discharged on public property without a permit from the Fire Chief.

Low-Hazard Fireworks Permit

Low-hazard fireworks include firework showers, fountains, golden rain, lawn light, pin wheel, Roman candles, volcanoes, sparklers, Christmas crackers and caps for toy guns. To apply for a permit to discharge low-level fireworks, please review and complete the Low-Hazard Fireworks Permit .

The fee for a Low-Hazard firework permit is $100.00 including tax.

High-Hazard Fireworks Permit

High-hazard fireworks include rockets, serpents, shells, bomb-shells, tourbillions, maroons, large wheels, bouquets, barrages, bombardos, waterfalls and mines. To apply for a permit to discharge high-level fireworks, please review and complete the High Hazard Fireworks Permit Application.

The fee for a High-Hazard firework permit is $100.00 including tax.

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