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Family Fireworks (Low Hazard Class 7.2.1)
Fireworks on Private Property
A person supervising fireworks must obtain a family fireworks permit. If that person is not the property owner, the applicant must submit written permission of the property owner.
Fireworks displays must be held wholly on private property and may not take place on the road right-of-way or any other public property.
Your permit must be available to Bylaw Enforcement and RCMP upon request at the time of the fireworks display.
Be Safe! Follow the Natural Resources Canada Consumer Fireworks Safety guidelines.
How to Apply for a Permit
- Complete an application for Fireworks Display (Low Hazard Class 7.2.1). Include written permission from the property owner if you are not the property owner.
- Email your application to the Village office at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it in the drop box in the door of the office.
- Staff will email your permit to you or contact you to pick up your permit.
Fireworks on Public Property
Displays on public property, including parks, road right-of-ways, and other public spaces, may only take place with the written permission of Cumberland Council and the Fire Chief.
Display/Commercial Fireworks (High Hazard Class 7.2.2)
High hazard fireworks may only be used for religious or ceremonial purposes by a person possessing a valid Fireworks Supervisor Card issued by the Explosives Branch of Energy, Mines and Resources Canada and with the written permission of Cumberland Council and the Fire Chief.
Sale of Fireworks
The sale of fireworks is prohibited in the Village of Cumberland.
Cumberland’s Fireworks Regulation Bylaw regulates the sale, explosion and storage of fireworks. Please contact the Fire Chief at 250-336-2531 for more information.Search again