Fireworks Permit Application

This permit will be issued by the Fire Chief of Squamish Fire Rescue.

Once you have completed this online application you will receive an email from the District of Squamish, containing your Fireworks Permit.

You MUST PRINT and/or SAVE THIS FILE TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE. A copy of this permit MUST be available for viewing by a member of the Fire Department, RCMP or Bylaw Services upon request.

In order to be in compliance with the conditions of the Fire Services Bylaw No. 2314, 2014, please read below carefully.

A permit is only valid for the date and times specified within the District of Squamish boundary. 

Fireworks are allowed to be discharged on Tuesday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. January 1, 2020:

  • Consumer fireworks are only permitted for use on private property.
  • Display fireworks are prohibited.
  • ​If the person applying for the permit is not the owner of the property upon which the fireworks display will be located, written consent of the owner must be obtained.
  • Persons applying for a permit to discharge consumer fireworks must be at least 19 years of age.

In consideration of the District issuing a Fireworks Permit, the applicant covenants and agrees to waive, indemnify and hold harmless the District of Squamish and its elected officials, employees, servants, agents, and successors from and against any and all manner of actions or causes of action, damages, costs, loss or expenses of whatever kind (including, without limitation, legal fees) which the District or its elected officials, employees, servants, agents, and successors may sustain, incur, or be put to be reason of or arising out of:

1)      issuance of this permit;

2)      the fireworks display, including, without limitation, the handling, storage, firing, setting off, exploding or other use of fireworks in connection therewith;

3)      the applicant’s use or occupation of the location upon which the fireworks display is to occur; or

4)      any act or omission of the applicant or any person for whom the Applicant is at law, responsible, including, without limitation, the non-observance or non-performance of any obligation imposed by federal or provincial law.

THIS DOCUMENT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING.

** Please note - if you are using a live.com or hotmail.com email address, you may not receive a copy of the permit. If you do not receive it, please complete the form again using a different email address or phone 604.898.9666 to have your permit sent to you.

ARE YOU THE REGISTERED OWNER OF THIS PROPERTY?

If you are not the registered owner of the property, written consent of the owner must be obtained. Please email this consent to sfr@squamish.ca to ensure the validity of your permit.

By agreeing to these conditions and registering your residential property, you the permit holder are acknowledging that you have read, understood, and will abide by the rules and regulations of this permit.  

PERMIT CONDITIONS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.

Sparklers burn extremely hot, and a moment of distraction may result in a painful burn. The wire remains hot for a period of time after burn out. Please teach your children how to Stop, Drop and Roll if their clothes catch fire.

Thank you for your cooperation.