Fireworks License

Transient Merchants

The fireworks license fee has changed to $800 for 10 days or $175 per day. Effective 2013, fireworks can be sold June 27th through July 6th from 10 am to 11 pm for the July 4th holiday and December 30th through January 1st from 10 am to 11 pm for the New Year’s holiday.

You can pick up a packet in the Finance Department or a packet can be faxed, emailed, or mailed to you by calling (859) 744-1660 to request one. The packet includes:

  • Business license application
  • "Tent" sign permit application
  • Fire department checklist
  • A copy of the new local fireworks ordinance

You must have a copy of your State Fireworks License and "Tent" Permit to obtain a City License.