South Dakota State Fireworks Laws

SOUTH DAKOTA CONSUMER FIREWORKS

Specifically permitted All fireworks that comply with CPSC regulations.
Specifically prohibited All consumer fireworks made wholly or in part of dynamite, nitroglycerin, or giant powder. Specifically prohibits firecrackers

Sales & Selling Period

Permitted for sale June 27-July 5

Retailers must purchase from licensed wholesaler. Sale or use prohibited in Black Hills district or in any national or state forest or park. Sale from any vehicle prohibited. Salesperson’s minimum age 18 years. Special retail license for sales to out of state residents available.

DISPLAY FIREWORKS  

Display Permit

Apply to local authorities. Display must comply with NFPA 1123. Must purchase fireworks from a licensed wholesaler.

Insurance None specifically required in state law.
Operator No license specifically required in state law.
LICENSING

Apply to State Fire Marshal by June 15. Retail and wholesale licenses required annually. Good for calendar year.
Wholesale $ 500
Retail $ 25
Special Retail $ 1000

ENFORCING AUTHORITY 

State Fire Marshal
State of South Dakota
118 W. Capital Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-2036
Phone: 605-773-3562

www.state.sd.us/dps/fire/

LAW NUMBER

State Code, Chapter 34-37