FIREWORK LAWS

Texas Fireworks Laws

CONSUMER FIREWORKS

Specifically Permitted
All fireworks meeting requirements of CPSC and DOT Consumer Fireworks definitions, except for small rockets (less than 4 gms propellant, and casings less than ?" x 3 ½" overall length.)

Specifically Prohibited
Small rockets (see above.)

Selling Period
June 24-July 4 and December 20-January 1

Retail Sale
An annual, non-renewable, retail fireworks permit is required for each retail location. Expires January 31 each year. May be purchased from a licensed manufacturer or distributor.

Age of Purchase
16 years

ENFORCING AUTHORITY

Texas Dept of Insurance, State Fire Marshal's Office
P.O. Box 149221
Austin, TX 78714-922
512-305-7900
www.tdi.state.tx.us/fire/indexfm.html

LAW NUMBER

TX Code Chpt. 2154; Rules 28 TAC 34.800