North Dakota Fireworks Safety Laws

Consumer Fireworks

Specially Permitted
Star lights, helicopter flyers, cylinder fountains, cone fountains, wheels, torches, colored fire, sparklers,dipped sticks, comets, shells, soft shell firecrackers not to exceed 1 ½” in length and ¼” in diameter, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed 50 mg each.

Selling Period
June 27- July 5

Age of Purchase
12 years

Display Fireworks

Display Permit
Apply to city auditor at least 15 days before display date, $2 fee.

None specifically required in state laws.

No license specifically required in state law. Rules of public display as defined in NFPA 1123 shall be used. Distributor license: apply to Licensing Division, Attorney General, $250 fee. Retail license: apply to county sheriff, $5 fee. Wholesale license also required.

License good for calendar year in which issued. Only licensed wholesaler or retailer may import fireworks into state. Retailers must purchase only from licensed wholesaler.

Enforcing Authority

State Fire Marshall
P.O. Box 1054
Bismarck, ND 58502-1054