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Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection

1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024

(202) 671-4500


Temporary Firework Stand Application

Application closes on June 30, 2023 at 4:30 pm

Use this form to apply for a license to operate a temporary firework stand. The fee for the Temporary Firework Stand license is $ 247.50. This fee is non-refundable.

To complete this application, you will need the following documentation:

  • Building Permit
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Clean Hands Certificate, DC OTR - (202) 759-1946
  • Corporate Registration (if applicable)
  • Fire Marshall Inspection Report (Approved) / Proof of Fire Inspection Payment
  • Lease/Letter of Agreement for Use of Space

Applicant Information

Full Name

Contact Address

Do you owe any outstanding debt over $100 to the District government as a result of any fine, fee, penalty, interest, or past due taxes as stipulated in the "Clean Hands Before Receiving a License or Permit Act of 1996" (DC Law 11-118, DC Code Sec. 47-2861 et seq.) as amended, effective October 21, 2000 (DC Law 13-183, sec. 2(b), DC Code sec. 47-2861 et. seq.)?

Upload Clean Hands Certificate issued by the DC Office of Tax and Revenue within 30 days of this application.

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Temporary Firework Stand Information

Are you applying for the temporary firework license for the first time in the District of Columbia?

Location of Firework Stand (Business Address)

Upload Lease/Letter of Agreement for Use of Space

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Upload Certificate of Occupancy

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Upload Temporary Building Permit

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Upload Proof of Fire Marshall Inspection Payment/Fire Marshall Inspection Report (Approved)

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I certify that the above statements on this application are true and complete to the best knowledge and belief. I agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the District of Columbia. I/We understand that, anyone who makes a false statement on this form can be criminally prosecuted; and, if convicted, fined up to $1000, imprisoned up to 180 days, or both, under D.C. Official Code § 22-2405.

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