Fire safety licences
Petroleum and Explosives Licences
As the licensing authority the Fire Service is
responsible for ensuring safety at sites where petrol is delivered,
stored or dispensed, and where explosives are stored.
We enforce the legislation
- Prohibits the sale of fireworks to under 18's
- Prohibits the sale of banned fireworks - such as airbombs and
- Prohibits the splitting of retail boxes of fireworks
- Ensures fireworks have been properly made
Further information, including guidance notes, may be obtained
from our Trading Standards
enforce the legislation that prohibits the sale of fireworks in the
street and also the setting off of fireworks on the street.
The Fire Service issue licences for the sale
and storage of fireworks.
If you have an enquiry or a complaint about the sale or use of
fireworks, please contact the appropriate agency as outlined
Last Updated on 3/7/2013