State Laws and Regulations in Maine
Consumer fireworks items tested & certified by a 3rd party laboratory as conforming with CPSC standards.
Missile type rockets, helicopters, aerial spinners, sky rockets, and bottle rockets, as defined by the State Fire Marshal.
Maintain public and product liability insurance of at least $2,000,000.
Requirement to sale
At least 21, holds federal and state license, and any additional local requirements. Retail license fee $5,000.
Consumer fireworks may only be sold from a permanent, fixed stand-alone building dedicated soley to the storage and sale of consumer fireworks. Buildings must be fully sprinkled with a sprinkler system meeting NFPA 13, some exceptions provided.
Age of Purchase
Permissible use limitations
Use permitted every day from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., except on July 4th, December 31st, and the weekends immediately before and after July 4th and December 31st. On those dates, consumer firework use is permitted from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. the next day. Consumer fireworks may only be used on the property of the property of the person using the fireworks or a person consenting to such use.