It is illegal to use, store or transport any explosives without proper permits in New York City. Individuals and businesses are required to obtain FDNY issued permits for the use, storage and / or transportation of explosives in New York City.
The necessary permits to use, store, or transport explosives varies according to the use, type and amount of explosives. Due to the unique nature and dangers of the possession of explosives in New York City, please contact the New York City Fire Department to obtain additional information.
9 Metrotech Center, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201-3857
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Explosive Unit