New York State Fireworks Laws

NEW YORK CONSUMER FIREWORKS

Specifically permitted Ground-based or hand held sparkling devices including cylindrical fountains, cone fountains, and wood sparklers/dipped sticks; party poppers, snappers.
Specifically prohibited Aerial consumer fireworks, firecrackers and chasers, skyrockets, roman candles, bombs, and metal wire sparklers.
DISPLAY FIREWORKS  

Display Permit

Apply to local authorities at least 5 days before display date.

Insurance $1,000,000 minimum required.
Operator License specifically required in state law. Additionally, each display must have one person holding a Pyrotechnician’s Certificate of Competence (Code 61)
MANUFACTURE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION Safe storage areas specifically in state law.

ENFORCING AUTHORITY 

New York State Dept. of Labor
Division of Health & Safety
License & Certification Unit, Room 161A State Campus Building 12
Albany, NY 12240
(518) 457-2735
New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control Attn: Inspection and Investigation Branch, Sparkling Devices Registrar, Harriman State Office Campus, Building 7A
1220 Washington Ave, Albany NY 12226

LAW NUMBER

Penal Law Article 270, Sec. 270.00 Art. 405,
Sec. 405.00,405.05
Indoor – Sec. 405.10, 405.12, 405.14. 405.16,
and 405.18
Labor Law Art 16, Sec 450 et seq. General Business Law, Sec 322-b Code 39