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Illinois Fireworks Laws CONSUMER FIREWORKS
Specifically Permitted Sparklers, snake/glow worm pellets,
smoke devices, trick noisemakers, and plastic or paper caps.
Specifically Prohibited Firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets,
roman candles, and bombs.
DISPLAY FIREWORKS Display Permit Required. Apply to
local authorities at least 15 days before display date.
Insurance Required. No amount specified in state law.
Operator No license specifically required in state law but
display must be handled by competent individual designated by local
authorities. Sale Fireworks must be purchased from licensed
MANUFACTURE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION Safe plant location and
storage areas specified in state law.
LICENSING Manufacturing permit required, $50 fee, apply to
State Fire Marshal. Governing body will require a bond of not less
than $1,000 from the licensee.
ENFORCING AUTHORITY State Fire Marshal
State of Illinois
Division of Fire Prevention
1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62730-4219
LAW NUMBER 425 ILCS 30, 425 ILCS 35