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Fireworks display permit deadlines


If you’re hosting a Fourth of July fireworks display that requires a permit, don’t forget these deadlines.

For applications received by mail: June 24

All payments and applications must be received by Monday, June 24. This is also the deadline to put money in an escrow account. Money received for escrow will only be held in our office for 180 days from the time it’s received.

Send paper copies of the Permit Application for Class B Fireworks to:

State Fire Marshal’s Office
P.O. Box 12107
Austin, TX 78711

For email applications: June 28

Email fireworks display applications to by 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27. You must already have money in escrow for any applications received after June 24.

For changes to your display

You’ll need to pay another permit fee and send an updated signed certification from your local authority if you:

  • Change the date of the display.
  • Add a rain date after the show date.
  • Change or add a firing location.

All fees are nonrefundable. There isn’t a fee for adding a rain date before the show date.


Email or call 512-676-6800 and select option 1.

Last updated: 5/29/2024