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Under the regulations of the Lethbridge County, Alberta Fire Code, Fire Quality Management Plan, fireworks can be discharged in Lethbridge County but they cannot be sold.

  • A permit is required.
  • Fireworks Permits are free of charge.
  • Conditions apply.
  • You must provide the following information in writing to begin the permitting process (Emails are accepted):
    • Name of the individual in charge of discharging the fireworks.
    • Municipal Address of the location where the fireworks will be discharged.
    • The mailing address of the individual in charge of discharging the fireworks.
    • The date and time of when the fireworks will be discharged. Example: “July 1, 2016 between 10PM and 12AM”. Periods longer than 2 hours will not be permitted.
    • Phone number of the individual in charge of discharging the fireworks.
  • Once this information is submitted, a Permit will be started and sent to you for your signature. A copy of the Alberta Fire Code Fireworks Regulations will be attached for your review. Once you have signed it, it must be returned to the Lethbridge County Administration Office in Lethbridge for further processing. If approved, a County staff member will also sign the Permit then return it to you.
  • Attached to every Permit are the Alberta Fire Code Fireworks Regulations that must be followed by the person in charge of discharging the fireworks.
  • Other conditions may apply.
  • Fireworks Permits do not include the discharging of High-Hazard Display Fireworks as defined by the Alberta Fire Code. Special permission to discharge High-Hazard Display Fireworks must be granted by Lethbridge County.

To apply for a Fireworks Permit, please submit your information to aplata@lethcounty.ca or dbeaton@lethcounty.ca or mail to:

Fireworks
C/O Lethbridge County
100 - 905 4th Avenue South
Lethbridge Alberta
T1J 4E4