Fireworks

The Town of Milton Council has passed a by-law regulating the sale, storage, display and discharge of fireworks within the community.  We strongly encourage all residents to take a few minutes to read the Fireworks By-law, watch the Fireworks Safety video and learn what they can do to protect their homes and families.

Setting Off Fireworks 
Family (Consumer) Fireworks 

Apply OnlineApplication for Consumer Fireworks Discharge Permit

The use of sparklers is not considered to be fireworks. All Firework applications must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the date of the event for review.

Note: if you don't own your property, you need to get written permission to discharge fireworks from the property owner. The property owner must fill out and sign the applicable form:  Property Owner's Permission to Discharge Consumer Fireworks

Permit Fee: No fee on Victoria Day, Canada Day, Diwali and the two days preceding Victoria Day, Canada Day and Diwali.

Public Exhibition Fireworks 

Apply OnlineApplication for Public Exhibition Fireworks Discharge Permit

Application Requirements:

  1. Proof of Commercial General Liability Insurance: must be purchased subject to a limit of not less than five million dollars, inclusive, per occurrence for bodily injury, death and damage to the property, including loss thereof.  The issurance must be in the name of the applicant with the Town of Milton named as an additional insured.
  2. Site Plan of the discharge location.
  3. Property Owner's Permission Letter: if you don't own your property, you need to get written permission to discharge fireworks from the property owner. The property owner must fill out and sign the applicable form:  Property Owner's Permission to Discharge Consumer Fireworks.

Permit Fee: $255

Selling Family (Consumer) Fireworks

A temporary permit from the Town is required to sell Consumer fireworks on specific days of the year. The Fire Department will inspect the retail site to ensure the vendor is in compliance with building and zoning requirements, Fire Code and with the Federal Explosives Act.

The Dates for the Sale of Consumer Fireworks are as follows:

  • Victoria Day ( May 12th- May 22nd, 2017)
  • Canada Day ( June 22nd to July 1st, 2017)
  • Diwali (October 6th- October 19th, 2017)

Application for Consumer Fireworks Sales Permit

Property Owner's Permission to Sell Consumer Fireworks

Consumer Fireworks Vendors Guide

Permit Fee: $126

Fireworks Safety