CA Health & Safety Code Section 12552

The State Fire Marshal shall adopt regulations relating to fireworks as may be necessary for the protection of life and property not inconsistent with the provisions of this part. These regulations shall include, but are not limited to, provisions for the following:


Granting of licenses and permits for the manufacture, wholesale, import, export, and sale of all classes of fireworks.


Classification of fireworks and pyrotechnic devices.


Registration of employees of licensees.


Licenses and permits required for presentation of public displays.


Granting of licenses and permits for research or experimentation with experimental or model rockets and missiles.


Investigation, examination, and licensing of pyrotechnic operators of all classes.


Registration of emergency signaling devices and the classification and use of exempt fireworks.


Transportation of all classifications of fireworks, model rockets, emergency signaling devices, and exempt fireworks.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 12552’s source at ca​.gov