State Laws & Regulations in Alabama

           
CONSUMER FIREWORKS  
Specifically Permitted Items that comply with regulations of the CPSC, DOT definitions and trick noisemakers
Specifically Prohibited Manufacture, possession, sale or use of “illegal ground salutes,” fireworks containing more than 2 grains of explosive composition; any mail-order fireworks.
Selling Period June 20-July 10 and December 15-January 2 Sales from tents or motor vehicles are prohibited.
Age of Purchase 16 years, unless accompanied by adult.
DISPLAY FIREWORKS  
Display Permit Apply to the State Fire Marshal at least 10 days before display date. (The Marshal may accept late applications if a higher application fee is paid.)
Insurance None specifically required in state law.
Operator No license specifically required in state law.
MANUFACTURE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION Safe storage areas as specified in law.
LICENSING

Annual licenses required, by calendar year expiring December 31. Apply to State Fire Marshal. Minimum age 18 years.

Manufacturer $ 2,400

Distributor $ 2,400

Wholesaler $ 840

Retailer $ 240

Seasonal retailer $ 240 (prior 7/10)

Seasonal retailer $ 120 (after 7/10)

Display $ 60 (timely filed)

            $ 120 (late application)

ENFORCING AUTHORITY

State of Alabama

Fire Marshal’s Office

201 Monroe Street, Suite 1790

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

P.O. Box 303352 Montgomery, AL 36130-3352

Phone: (334)-241-4166

Fax: (334) 241-4158

Email: [email protected]

www.firemarshal.alabama.gov

 

LAW NUMBER Alabama Code § 8-17-210 et seq.; Ala. Admin. Code r. 482-2-105-01 et seq.

American Pyrotechnics Association.