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Bureau of Fire Prevention

Regulatory Licensing

The Regulatory Licensing Section is responsible for enforcing all laws relating to the licensing and regulation of the following industries: Fire Equipment, Engineered Fire Protection Systems, Explosives and Sparklers.

With this responsibility, the section issues licenses and certificates to all companies and individuals engaged in business in this state as:

  • Fire Equipment Dealers and Service Technicians
  • Fire Protection System Contractors & Water Based Inspectors
  • Explosive Manufacturers, Dealers, Users and Blasters
  • Construction Mining Industry.
  • Sparklers

In addition, this section also registers firms and individuals who manufacture, distribute and sell (wholesale and retail) sparklers which have been approved by the State Fire Marshal.

On this page you can learn about the laws and regulations (rules), download applications for your industry and find out other important information to keep you and your business in compliance with Florida Law.

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Safety Program Manager: Keith McCarthy

Industry Statutes

Fire Protection Systems Contractor
633.318 F.S. | 69A-46 F.A.C.

Fire Equipment Dealer
633.304 F.S. | 69A-21 F.A.C.

552 F.S. | 69A-2 F.A.C.

Construction Mining
552 F.S. | 69A-2 F.A.C.

791 F.S. | 69A-50 F.A.C.


Industry Applications

Fire Equipment Dealer
Fire Equipment Dealer License
Fire Equipment Dealer Permit
Fire Equipment Dealer Halon Exemption Affidavit

Sparkler Industry Certificates
Sparkler Registration (Retailer)
Sparkler Registration (Seasonal)
Sparkler Registration (Manufacturer, Distributor, Wholesaler)

Explosives Industry
State Explosive Permist (Blaster Permit)
State Explosive License

Construction Mining
Construction Mining Activity (Initial)
Renewal Construction Mining Activity

Fire Protection Systems Contractor
Fire Protection System Contractor
Water Based Inspector Permit

CEU Requirement Information

Fire Protection System Contractor and Fire Equipment Dealer Industries

Sparkler/Firework Industry Information

List of Approved Sparklers

Fireworks and Sparkler Enforcement

Pyrotechnic Display Forms
Detonation Plot and Fallout Radius
Owner's Authorization
Permit Application for Use
Authorization for Display in State Facility
Running Order and Description
Show Schedule and Location

Outdoor Fireworks Display Forms
Detonation Plot and Fallout Radius
Owner's Authorization
Fireworks/Sparkler Inventory
Running Order and Description
Show Schedule and Location

Contact Us:
Phone: (850) 413-3610
Email: fire.prevention@myfloridacfo.com
Regulatory Licensing
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Division of State Fire Marshal
200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0342