Anyone who engages in a fireworks display within Olmsted County is required to obtain a fireworks permit. The Olmsted County Property Records/Licensing Administrative Policy (75.24 KB) will provide you the information you need to know prior to applying for a Fireworks Permit.
Where to apply
The following required documents must be completed and accepted prior to issuing a permit. Forms can be downloaded on-line, but must be signed, and mailed or delivered to our office.
Application for Fireworks Permit (125 KB)
Additional required documents:
1. Proof of a bond or certificate of insurance
(Suggested Amount: $1.5 million minimum)
2. A diagram of the ground at which the display will be held. This diagram (drawn to scale or with dimensions included) must show the point at which the fireworks are to be discharged; the location of ground pieces; the location of all buildings, highways, streets, communication lines and other possible overhead obstructions; and the lines behind which the audience will be restrained.
3. Names and ages of all assistants that will be participating in the display.
4. Photo copy of the Fireworks Operator Certificate