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PDFWAC 212-17-060

Public purchase and use of fireworks.

(1) The public may purchase and use consumer fireworks from licensed CFRS facilities only:
(a) During the periods provided in RCW 70.77.395.
(b) With a permit issued by the local authority having jurisdiction under RCW 70.77.311(2) as follows:
(i) Application must be on forms provided by the state fire marshal (may be attached to any permit application form from a jurisdiction) and will contain the following information:
(A) The name and mailing address of the organization or person desiring to purchase and discharge the fireworks;
(B) The date and time of the proposed discharge;
(C) The location of the proposed discharge;
(D) The quantity and type of fireworks desired to be purchased and discharged;
(E) The reason or purpose of the discharge; and
(F) The signature of the applicant, following a statement that: "The applicant understands and agrees to comply with all provisions of the application and requirements of the approving authority, will discharge the fireworks only in a manner that will not endanger persons or property or constitute a nuisance, and assumes full responsibility for all consequences of the discharge, intended or not."
(ii) Upon approval by the fire official, the applicant will provide a copy of the approval to any licensed wholesaler as proof of authorization to purchase the fireworks listed therein.
(iii) The applicant must retain the approval and have it available for inspection by any public official at the actual discharge of the fireworks.
(2) This section does not apply to public displays of fireworks.
(3) Penalties for violations of this section are provided in WAC 212-17-515.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.77.250. WSR 15-22-082, § 212-17-060, filed 11/3/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 43.43 and 70.77 RCW. WSR 05-12-033, § 212-17-060, filed 5/24/05, effective 6/24/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.77 RCW. WSR 88-08-027 (Order FPS 88-01), § 212-17-060, filed 3/31/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.77.250. WSR 84-23-009 (Order FM 84-05), § 212-17-060, filed 11/9/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.77.250 and chapter 48.48 RCW. WSR 82-22-068 (Order FM 82-10), § 212-17-060, filed 11/2/82.]
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