Explosives Permit

Permit Description

A permit is required to store, handle, use or sell explosives as follows:

  • Store, sell or offer for sale any quantity of black powder and smokeless powder.
  • Store, sell or offer for sale any qu antity of blasting caps.
  • Store, sell or offer for sale two hundred or more shells of small arms ammunition.
  • Store, handle, use, sell or offer for sale any quantity of explosives, other than those specified in Items 1, 2 and 3 above.

Cost of Permit
Store, Handle and Sell Explosives at Vendor's Facility (Frequency of Inspection as Required by Code or Rule - Initial Inspection $210.00
Store, Handle and Sell Explosives at Vendor's Facility (Frequency of Inspection as Required by Code or Rule - Subsequent Inspection $210.00
Store, Handle and Use Explosives at a Job Site (Frequency of Inspection as Required by Code or Rule) (Per Hour) $210.00
Store Small Arms Ammunition for Sale - Up to and Including 25 Percent of the Maximum Allowable Code Quantities $105.00
Store Small Arms Ammunition for Sale - More Than 25 Percent of the Maximum Allowable Code Quantities $210.00
Store Black Powder or Smokeless Propellant - Less than 14 Pounds (6.4 kg) $50.00
Store Black Powder or Smokeless Propellant - 14 pounds (6.4 kg) or more $105.00
Store, Sell or Offer for Sale Low Explosives at a Location Other Than a Vendor's Facility or Job Site (Frequency of Inspection as Required by Code) (per hour) $210.00

Permit Length

Application Requirements

  • E-10 Blaster (All Purpose)
  • E-14 Powder Carrier
  • E-21 Use Ammunition Activated Tools

Additional Information

For further information, call FDNY Explosives Unit at (718) 999-1594 or 2800. 

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