Fireworks classified as “Safe and Sane” by the State Fire Marshal are approved for sale and use in the city of Stockton. The sale of Safe and Sane Fireworks is limited to 30 qualifying nonprofit organizations that submit an application to the City of Stockton and are then selected to receive a permit for sale through a lottery process. The application period for the Fireworks Sales Permit Lottery opens March 1, 2017, and ends March 30, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.
For a copy of the application and details about the selection process and fees, please visit www.stocktonca.gov/fireworks or contact the Stockton Fire Department Fire Prevention Division, 345 N. El Dorado Street, at (209) 937-8271. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; alternate Fridays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except March 10, office closes at noon; and closed every other Friday, including March 3, 17, and 31, 2017.