Chapter 70.77 RCW

STATE FIREWORKS LAW

Sections

70.77.111Intent.
70.77.120DefinitionsTo govern chapter.
70.77.124Definitions"City."
70.77.126Definitions"Fireworks."
70.77.131Definitions"Display fireworks."
70.77.136Definitions"Consumer fireworks."
70.77.138Definitions"Articles pyrotechnic."
70.77.141Definitions"Agricultural and wildlife fireworks."
70.77.146Definitions"Special effects."
70.77.160Definitions"Public display of fireworks."
70.77.165Definitions"Fire nuisance."
70.77.170Definitions"License."
70.77.175Definitions"Licensee."
70.77.177Definitions"Local fire official."
70.77.180Definitions"Permit."
70.77.182Definitions"Permittee."
70.77.190Definitions"Person."
70.77.200Definitions"Importer."
70.77.205Definitions"Manufacturer."
70.77.210Definitions"Wholesaler."
70.77.215Definitions"Retailer."
70.77.230Definitions"Pyrotechnic operator."
70.77.236Definitions"New fireworks item."
70.77.241Definitions"Permanent storage""Temporary storage."
70.77.250Chief of the Washington state patrol to enforce and administerPowers and duties.
70.77.252Civil penaltyNoticeRemission, mitigation, review.
70.77.255Acts prohibited without appropriate licenses and permitsMinimum age for license or permitActivities permitted without license or permit.
70.77.260Application for permit.
70.77.265Investigation, report on permit application.
70.77.270Governing body to grant permitsStatewide standardsLiability insurance.
70.77.280Public display permitInvestigationGoverning body to grantConditions.
70.77.285Public display permitBond or insurance for liability.
70.77.290Public display permitGranted for exclusive purpose.
70.77.295Public display permitAmount of bond or insurance.
70.77.305Chief of the Washington state patrol to issue licensesRegistration of in-state agents.
70.77.311Exemptions from licensingPurchase of certain agricultural and wildlife fireworks by government agenciesPurchase of consumer fireworks by religious or private organizations.
70.77.315Application for license.
70.77.320Application for license to be signed.
70.77.325Annual application for a licenseDates.
70.77.330License to engage in particular act to be issued if not contrary to public safety or welfareTransportation of fireworks authorized.
70.77.335License authorizes activities of sellers, authorized representatives, employees.
70.77.340Annual license fees.
70.77.343License feesAdditional.
70.77.345Duration of licenses and retail fireworks sales permits.
70.77.355General license for public displaySurety bond or insuranceFiling of license certificate with local permit application.
70.77.360Denial of license for material misrepresentation or if contrary to public safety or welfare.
70.77.365Denial of license for failure to meet qualifications or conditions.
70.77.370Hearing on denial of license.
70.77.375Revocation of license.
70.77.381Wholesalers and retailersLiability insurance requirements.
70.77.386RetailersPurchase from licensed wholesalers.
70.77.395Dates and times consumer fireworks may be sold or dischargedLocal governments may limit, prohibit sale or discharge of fireworks.
70.77.401Sale of certain fireworks prohibited.
70.77.405Authorized sales of toy caps, tricks, and novelties.
70.77.410Public displays not to be hazardous.
70.77.415Supervision of public displays.
70.77.420Permanent storage permit requiredApplicationInvestigationGrant or denialConditions.
70.77.425Approved permanent storage facilities required.
70.77.430Sale of stock after revocation or expiration of license.
70.77.435Seizure of fireworks.
70.77.440Seizure of fireworksProceedings for forfeitureDisposal of confiscated fireworks.
70.77.450Examination, inspection of books and premises.
70.77.455Licensees to maintain and make available complete recordsExemption from public records act.
70.77.460Reports, payments deemed made when filed or paid or date mailed.
70.77.480Prohibited transfers of fireworks.
70.77.485Unlawful possession of fireworksPenalties.
70.77.488Unlawful discharge or use of fireworksPenalty.
70.77.495Forestry permit to set off fireworks in forest, brush, fallow, etc.
70.77.510Unlawful sales or transfers of display fireworksPenalty.
70.77.515Unlawful sales or transfers of consumer fireworksPenalty.
70.77.517Unlawful transportation of fireworksPenalty.
70.77.520Unlawful to permit fire nuisance where fireworks keptPenalty.
70.77.525Manufacture or sale of fireworks for out-of-state shipment.
70.77.530Nonprohibited actsSignal purposes, forest protection.
70.77.535Articles pyrotechnic, special effects for entertainment media.
70.77.540Penalty.
70.77.545Violation a separate, continuing offense.
70.77.547Civil enforcement not precluded.
70.77.548Attorney general may institute civil proceedingsVenue.
70.77.549Civil penaltyCosts.
70.77.550Short title.
70.77.555Local permit and license feesLimits.
70.77.575Chief of the Washington state patrol to provide list of consumer fireworks that may be sold to the public.
70.77.580Retailers to post list of consumer fireworks.
70.77.900Effective date1961 c 228.

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State building code: Chapter 19.27 RCW.
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