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Environmental Safety

View policy pdf: Fire Works Policy

Policy Statement

There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.

Reason for Policy

Required by State Law. The following guidelines are intended to provide information for anyone interested in displaying fireworks or pyrotechnics.


Fireworks and pyrotechnics are regulated by O.C.G.A. Title 25 and NFPA 1123 -1126 and the UGA Office of Fire Safety. You must be licensed by the State of Georgia to display fireworks and pyrotechnics and permitting procedures must be followed.


If you are going to have a fireworks or pyrotechnics display, please contact the UGA Office of Fire Safety for guidance at 706-542-5801.

Additional Contacts

Will be provided when the Office of Fire Safety is contacted. 706-542-5801


Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

Policy Owner: UGA Office of Fire Safety

Policy Contact: Russell Dukes

Phone Number: 706-542-5801

Date Issued: 06/08/2016

Last Reviewed/Updated: