Apply for authorisation for the storage of pyrotechnic articles (fireworks) Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Under certain conditions, the Land Office for environmental and occupational health and safety may, on request, grant a permit to store pyrotechnic articles.

Pursuant to Section 17 of the Explosives Act,
1. the establishment and operation of warehouses in which explosives which are hazardous to the industrial purpose are to be stored for commercial purposes in the context of an economic undertaking or a agricultural or forestry establishment or in the employment of workers;
2. the material change in the nature or management of such bearings
approval. The storage of pyrotechnic counter-stands (fireworks) is possible up to the free quantities specified in Annexes 6 and 7 of the 2nd Explosives Ordinance without authorisation. If you want to store pyrotechnics beyond this quantity, you need a warehouse permit.



The State Office for environmental and occupational health and safety may grant a permit for the storage of pyrotechnic articles if the legal requirements are met and you submit an informal application.


This application must contain at least:
- Name and address of the applicant, copy of the permit in accordance with Section 7 SprengG for the handling of explosive substances
- Indication of the type and quantity of explosive substances (BAM group, storage group, tolerability group)
- Hallway map with marked deposit
- Floor plan of the deposit.





The State Office for Environmental and Occupational Safety checks the documents received and usually drives on site to look at the evacuations and to see surrounding buildings and roads.
Depending on the storage group and quantity, protection distances to adjacent buildings and traffic routes must be observed. These are calculated by a formula in accordance with Annex 1 of the 2nd Explosives Ordinance, depending on the storage group.
If all the conditions are met, a storage permit is granted. Depending on the effort, a storage permit can be expected after approx. 3-4 weeks.


  • Name and address of the applicant
  • Copy of the permit in accordance with Section 7 SprengG for the handling of explo-sion-hazardous substances
  • Indication of the type and quantity of explosive substances (BAM group, storage group, tolerability group)
  • Land map with marked deposit
  • Floor plan of the deposit

Preconditions

On request, a permit may be granted for the storage of pyrotechnic articles. The prerequisite for this is a permit in accordance with Section 7 SprengG for handling explosive substances and a safe storage location that meets the requirements of the 2nd Explosives Ordinance.

Depending on the storage group and quantity, protection distances to adjacent buildings and traffic routes must be observed. These are calculated by a formula in accordance with Annex 1 of the 2nd Explosives Ordinance, depending on the storage group.

Hints

To simplify communication and speed up the process, you should designate a contact person in your company and provide contact details when submitting the application.

Related Links

  • Section 18 Explosives Act (SprengG)
  • First Ordinance on the Explosives Act (1st SprengV)
  • Second Ordinance on the Explosives Act (2nd Explosive FV)
  • In order to obtain a storage permit, you must submit an informal application to the Office of Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health and the Safety of The Environment and Health and The Safety and Health and Safety of the Environment and the Safety of The European Health and The Safety and Consumer Policy. It must also include a detailed description of the project and the location.
  • The documents you submit will be checked for completeness and consistency and, if necessary, will be requested. After full receipt of all required documents, the responsible clerk will look at the warehouse on site. To this end, she/he will usually make an appointment with you in which you will have the opportunity to explain the project again.
  • The clerk checks on site the building conditions and the distances to neighbouring buildings and traffic routes.
  • The clerk may then request further documents (e.B. an expert opinion) in order to be able to issue a storage permit if all the conditions are met.
  • If all the conditions are met, the authorisation may be granted. In the event of non-existence of the forecasts, a negative decision is issued.

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21.05.2021