Fireworks Permit

Rules About Fireworks

The sale, storage or usage of fireworks is not permitted within the city limits of Springfield. Those persons or organizations wishing to produce an organized public fireworks display may do so under specific restrictions, and only after obtaining a permit in accordance with Section 5601 of the International Fire Code, as adopted by the City of Springfield. In July 2009, the Fire Department began issuing the proximate audience fireworks permit in accordance with the International Fire Code, NFPA 1126, Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics before a Proximate Audience, Missouri Revised Statute 320.106 through 320.161, and the Springfield Fire Department policy.

Please note: All permits come with one (1) rain date which must be included in the initial application and one display inspection at no charge. There will be a charge for all additional display inspections.

Permit Fees Effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023

  • Fireworks Permit Ground Display: $136
  • Fireworks Permit Aerial Display: $138
  • Fireworks Permit Proximate Audience: $159
  • Fireworks Permit Additional Display Inspection: $95

Permit Application

 Download a fireworks permit application or fill out an online application.