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.752 Storage Of Consumer Fireworks, Display Fireworks, And Theatrical Pyrotechnic Devices -- Report To State Fire Marshal And Local Fire Chief Required -- Contents And Time Of Filing Of Reports -- Consequences Of Failure To Submit A Report.

227.752 Storage of consumer fireworks, display fireworks, and theatrical

pyrotechnic devices -- Report to state fire marshal and local fire chief required

-- Contents and time of filing of reports -- Consequences of failure to submit a


(1) For the purposes of this section, "APA 87-1" means the latest document: Standard

for Construction and Approval for Transportation of Fireworks, Novelties, and

Theatrical Pyrotechnics written by the American Pyrotechnic Association (APA).

(2) The storage of consumer fireworks, display fireworks, or theatrical pyrotechnic

devices, as defined in APA 87-1, at retail, wholesale, storage, or manufacturing

facilities shall be reported in writing to the state fire marshal and the local fire chief

of the jurisdiction where the facilities are located.

(a) The report shall be completed by the owner or lessee of the property or the

supplier of the fireworks, and shall include the address of the facility, the

location of the fireworks to be stored, a copy of the shipping bill, and whether

they are consumer fireworks, theatrical pyrotechnic devices, or display


(b) The initial report for permanent business establishments open year round shall

be submitted between January 1, 2012, and January 31, 2012, for existing

business and fifteen (15) days before storage begins for new businesses. The

report for permanent business establishments open year round shall be

updated annually and upon a change in location of the stored items.

(3) Seasonal retailers, as defined in KRS 227.715, shall submit, at least fifteen (15)

days prior to opening for sale each year, a report to the state fire marshal and the

local fire chief of the jurisdiction identifying:

(a) The address where the sales will be taking place;

(b) The address where the fireworks will be stored; and

(c) A description of how the fireworks will be stored. Only one (1) report is due if

the seasonal retailer stores the same product at the same location for both the

June 10 through July 7 and December 26 through January 4 seasons.

(4) Failure to submit a report required under this section shall be cause to cease and

desist operation of the facility or site until such time as the required information is

properly submitted. Inspectors shall notify the permit holder in writing and may

allow twenty-four (24) hours to remedy the violation, unless the violation poses a

distinct fire hazard.

Effective: March 16, 2011

History: Created 2011 Ky. Acts ch. 66, sec. 1, effective March 16, 2011.

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