Operations permits are issued by the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I). They regulate activities such as fireworks displays, tents, and the use of explosives that may pose a safety risk. Use these materials to apply for operations permits.
|Application for flame effect approval PDF||Use this form to obtain Philadelphia Fire Department approval for activities involving open flame, fire and/or burning that occurs as part of any display, event, or performance including special effects for, theater, television, film or any other visual arts production.||August 31, 2020|
|Blasting operations guidelines PDF||Guidelines for explosive use in Philadelphia.||September 12, 2019|
|Operations permit application PDF||Use this application to obtain a permit for temporary tents and canopies, display fireworks, or use explosives.||February 14, 2022|
|Pyrotechnic technician form PDF||Use this form to provide pyrotechnic technician information.||August 31, 2020|