Firework Sales Permit

According to City Ordinance 13-216, the Chief shall adopt all prudent measures for the prevention of fires. Whenever he has reasons to believe that the safety of property demands it, he and his authorized representatives shall have reasonable access in the daytime to any house, building or premises in this City to examine fireplaces, flues or other property or apparatus likely to cause fire, also places where ashes, gunpowder, straw, paper, shavings, hay, or other combustible or inflammable materials may be deposited, and shall give directions for the alteration or removal of the same, as he shall deem proper. Such directions shall be obeyed and complied with by the person or persons so directed immediately at their expense.

The fee for a Firework Stand is $25, each additional Firework Stand is $20. The fee for a Firework Sales Permit is $75.

Sales Periods

According to city ordinance, a Fireworks Sales Permit(PDF) is required for both allowable sales periods:

  • December 15 - January 2
  •  June 15 - July 6

It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to set off or detonate any fireworks of an explosive nature or noise emitting type, nature or description within the corporate limits of the City of Tahlequah, except on the Fourth of July and New Years Day.  

  1. Casey Baker

    Fire Chief

  2. Aaron Garrett

    Assistant Fire Marshal

  3. Ashtin Hummingbird

    Finance Support Assistant