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Fireworks Permit Application

  1. Has the operator or operators had any training in exploding fireworks?*

  2. Will any emergency medical treatment be available at the location of where the fireworks will be displayed?*

  3. Will any fire protection be available at the location of the fireworks display?*

  4. Will you notify your local fire department regarding the date, time, and location of the fireworks display?*

  5. Will any search be conducted after the fireworks display for unexploded fireworks?*

  6. Will people be restricted from the area until the search is completed?*

  7. Will the location where the fireworks display is conducted be wetted down after the fireworks display?*

  8. Will the operator and the permitee be covered by insurance for their fireworks display?*

  9. Iowa Code Section

    Iowa Code Section 331.304(9) and Section 727.2, allow fireworks permits but (1) only upon an application made in writing; (2) only to municipalities, fair associations, amusement parks, and other organizations or groups of individuals approved by the County Board of Supervisors; (3) and only when the fireworks display will be handled by a competent operator.

    These two statutes do not allow a County Board of Supervisors to issue a permit to an individual person.

  10. If your area is under burn ban on the planned date of your fireworks display, this permit is void.

  11. Submit Completed Application

    Submit applications by United States Postal Service to:
    Hardin County Board of Supervisors
    1215 Edgington Avenue, Suite 1
    Eldora, IA 50627

    Submit completed application by fax to:
    Fax: 641-939-8223

    Submit completed application by email to:
    Nancy Lauver, nlauver@hardincountyia.gov

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