New Mexico State Fireworks Laws

NEW MEXICO CONSUMER FIREWORKS

Specifically permitted All items that comply with the requirements of the CPSC, except stick-type rockets having a tube less than ¼” inside diameter. Municipalities may prohibit use of aerial and ground audible devices.
Age to purchase and sell 16 years of age
DISPLAY FIREWORKS  

Display Permit

Required. Obtain from governing body of the county of municipality where display is to be held.

Insurance No requirements in state law.
Operator No license specifically required in state law.
LICENSING

License required, fee as follows:
Manufacturer license $1500
Distributor license $2000
Wholesaler license $1000
Display Distributor $1000
Specialty retailer license $ 750
Retailer permit (required $100
for each location)
Replacement Permit $ 20
License good for 1 year. Apply to State Fire Marshal’s office. Municipalities and counties may require licenses or permits and reasonable fees not to exceed $25 for the sale of fireworks.

MANUFACTURE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION Safe storage areas specified in law.

ENFORCING AUTHORITY 

State Fire Marshal
State of New Mexico
P.O. Box 1269
Sante Fe, NM 87504-1269
505-827-3761

http://nmprc.state.nm.us/state-firemarshal/index.html

LAW NUMBER

Fireworks Licensing and Safety Act, Section 60-2c-1 through 11. Effective Feb 1, 1990