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Chapter 70.77 RCW


DefinitionsTo govern chapter.
Definitions"Display fireworks."
Definitions"Consumer fireworks."
Definitions"Articles pyrotechnic."
Definitions"Agricultural and wildlife fireworks."
Definitions"Special effects."
Definitions"Public display of fireworks."
Definitions"Fire nuisance."
Definitions"Local fire official."
Definitions"Pyrotechnic operator."
Definitions"New fireworks item."
Definitions"Permanent storage""Temporary storage."
Chief of the Washington state patrol to enforce and administerPowers and duties.
Civil penaltyNoticeRemission, mitigation, review.
Acts prohibited without appropriate licenses and permitsMinimum age for license or permitActivities permitted without license or permit.
Application for permit.
Investigation, report on permit application.
Governing body to grant permitsStatewide standardsLiability insurance.
Public display permitInvestigationGoverning body to grantConditions.
Public display permitBond or insurance for liability.
Public display permitGranted for exclusive purpose.
Public display permitAmount of bond or insurance.
Chief of the Washington state patrol to issue licensesRegistration of in-state agents.
Exemptions from licensingPurchase of certain agricultural and wildlife fireworks by government agenciesPurchase of consumer fireworks by religious or private organizations.
Application for license.
Application for license to be signed.
Annual application for a licenseDates.
License to engage in particular act to be issued if not contrary to public safety or welfareTransportation of fireworks authorized.
License authorizes activities of sellers, authorized representatives, employees.
Annual license fees.
License feesAdditional.
Duration of licenses and retail fireworks sales permits.
General license for public displaySurety bond or insuranceFiling of license certificate with local permit application.
Denial of license for material misrepresentation or if contrary to public safety or welfare.
Denial of license for failure to meet qualifications or conditions.
Hearing on denial of license.
Revocation of license.
Wholesalers and retailersLiability insurance requirements.
RetailersPurchase from licensed wholesalers.
Dates and times consumer fireworks may be sold or dischargedLocal governments may limit, prohibit sale or discharge of fireworks.
Sale of certain fireworks prohibited.
Authorized sales of toy caps, tricks, and novelties.
Public displays not to be hazardous.
Supervision of public displays.
Permanent storage permit requiredApplicationInvestigationGrant or denialConditions.
Approved permanent storage facilities required.
Sale of stock after revocation or expiration of license.
Seizure of fireworks.
Seizure of fireworksProceedings for forfeitureDisposal of confiscated fireworks.
Examination, inspection of books and premises.
Licensees to maintain and make available complete recordsExemption from public records act.
Reports, payments deemed made when filed or paid or date mailed.
Prohibited transfers of fireworks.
Unlawful possession of fireworksPenalties.
Unlawful discharge or use of fireworksPenalty.
Forestry permit to set off fireworks in forest, brush, fallow, etc.
Unlawful sales or transfers of display fireworksPenalty.
Unlawful sales or transfers of consumer fireworksPenalty.
Unlawful transportation of fireworksPenalty.
Unlawful to permit fire nuisance where fireworks keptPenalty.
Manufacture or sale of fireworks for out-of-state shipment.
Nonprohibited actsSignal purposes, forest protection.
Articles pyrotechnic, special effects for entertainment media.
Violation a separate, continuing offense.
Civil enforcement not precluded.
Attorney general may institute civil proceedingsVenue.
Civil penaltyCosts.
Short title.
Local permit and license feesLimits.
Chief of the Washington state patrol to provide list of consumer fireworks that may be sold to the public.
Retailers to post list of consumer fireworks.
Effective date1961 c 228.
Severability1961 c 228.
Severability1982 c 230.
Severability1984 c 249.
State building code: Chapter 19.27 RCW.