In Toronto, the use and sale of fireworks are regulated by the Fireworks Bylaw. The sale of fireworks in Toronto requires a permit. There are five types of permits to sell fireworks on a temporary or permanent basis.
Click on each type of permit below to learn about the rules for vendors. Download a poster on fireworks regulations and safety tips, which need to be displayed at stories and provided to buyers purchasing fireworks.

Sell Fireworks Year-Round from a Permanent Location

Information about applying for a permit to sell fireworks all-year from a permanent location.

Sell Fireworks from a Temporarily Leased Location

Information about applying for a permit to sell family fireworks from a temporary, leased location for specific holidays.

Sell Fireworks from Parking Lots or Other Temporary Retail Locations

Information about applying for a permit to sell family fireworks from a temporary, mobile location (e.g. trailer in a parking lot) for specific holidays.

Sell More than 25 Kg of Fireworks from Your Store

Information about applying for a temporary permit to sell more than 25 kg of family fireworks from your store for specific holidays.

Sell Less 25 Kg of Fireworks from Your Store

Information about applying for a temporary permit to sell less than 25 kg of family fireworks from your store for specific holidays.

Use & Disposal of Fireworks

Learn about fireworks rules, when residents need a permit to set off fireworks, safety tips and proper disposal.