Free APPLICATION FOR PERMIT - Georgia


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GEORGIA PROBATE COURT STANDARD FORM

Application for Permit to Conduct Public Fireworks Display

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Specific Instructions. 1. This form is to be used for any time there will be a Fireworks Display pursuant to O.C.G.A. 25-10-4. The form is to be completed by the person, firm, corporation, association, or partnership desiring to conduct a public exhibition or display of fireworks and filed in the probate court of the county in which the exhibition or display is to be held, no less than ten (10) days prior to the date of the proposed display. The permit must contain the license number issued by the Safety Fire Commissioner for the person, firm, corporation, association, or partnership that will cause the combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation of pyrotechnics at the exhibition or display. The application must be accompanied by a bond of no less than $10,000.00 or such amount as the Probate Judge requires, if greater, or in the alternative, evidence that the applicant carries liability insurance in the amount of not less than $25,000.00 for each person and $50,000.00 for each accident and property damage no less than $25,000.00 for each accident and $50,000.00 aggregate, or such policy limits greater if the Probate Judge so requires, with an insurance company duly licensed by the Commissioner of Insurance. The bond or insurance certificate must name the permitting county's Board of Commissioners as a named insured for the specific event for which the application is made. Notice shall be sent to the Fire Department or Department of Public Safety that will provide the fire protection services during the display who may object or waive further notice. The local fire official responsible for the area where the display will be held will make a determination of whether or not the site for the display meets his or her approval and is in compliance with all applicable codes and, if so determined, shall issue a certification that shall be returned to the probate court of such county.

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The judge of the probate court shall receive $25.00 for his or her services in granting or refusing the original permit and $1.00 for each copy issued, to be paid by the applicant pursuant to O.C.G.A 15-9-60 (k) (11) . The judge of the probate court shall provide the Safety Fire Commissioner a copy of each permit granted prior to the proposed date of the exhibition or display.

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No permit shall be granted unless the applicant has met all the requirements of and is in full compliance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Safety Fire Commissioner pursuant to O.C.G.A. 2510-4 and the display shall be of such character as to not be hazardous to persons or property.

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General Instructions.

General instructions applicable to all Georgia probate court standard forms appear in Volume 255 of the Georgia Reports and are available in each probate court.

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APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO CONDUCT PUBLIC FIREWORKS DISPLAY

State of Georgia, To: Probate Court of

County County

hereby applies for a permit to (Name of person or corporate entity) conduct a public fireworks display as provided under O.C.G.A. 25-10-4. The public fireworks display is sponsored by at (Sponsoring organization) on the (Location of fireworks display) __________day of_____________________, 20_____, to begin at approximately _____________________ p.m., and last for approximately minutes. This application is being made at least 10 days prior to the proposed display. 1.

The display will be conducted by _________________________________________, of (Operator/person who will discharge fireworks) ______________________________________________, a competent and experienced (Fireworks or pyrotechnic company) operator who has conducted (# of displays) A copy of the operator's ATF License (labeled and attached hereto as Exhibit "A") and/or the corporate entity's ATF License (labeled and attached hereto as Exhibit "B"). displays over the past years.

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2. This display will not be hazardous to persons or property. No persons other than the operator and the operator's employees will be allowed within _________ feet of the launching or detonation site. 3. The display (will) (will not) be a proximate audience display as defined by Georgia law. If the display is a proximate audience display, then a copy of the operator's Georgia License issued by the Safety Fire Commissioner, number _________, (labeled and attached hereto as Exhibit "C") and the corporate entity's Georgia License issued by the Safety Fire Commissioner, number _____________, (labeled and attached hereto as Exhibit "D"). 4. A. The site for the display is described as follows: __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ B. The fireworks and/or pyrotechnics to be used in the proposed display are described as follows or labeled and attached hereto as Exhibit "E". __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________

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The __________________________________Fire Department or the (County/City) __________________________________will provide the necessary and required (Name of Department or Entity that will provide services) fire protection services and the following special services: (list below) __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________

Attached hereto is a certification by the _________________________ Fire Marshal that (County/City) the site for the display meets his or her approval and is in compliance with all applicable codes. 5. This application is accompanied by a bond in the principal sum of (Dollar amount) more, payable to the , or

(County) Board of Commissioners, and conditioned for the payment of damages that may be caused either to persons or to property by reason of the display, or the applicant has attached evidence that the applicant carries proper liability insurance for bodily injury of not less than for each person and

(Dollar amount) (Dollar amount) for each accident and for property damage in an amount of not less than (Dollar amount) for each accident and aggregate with an insurance company (Dollar amount) duly licensed by the Insurance Commissioner of Georgia.

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6. Labeled and attached are the exhibits "F" (Affidavit of Competency) and "G" (Affidavit of Insurance), and a copy of the acknowledgment issued by , (County/City) Public Safety. 7. My address to be used for official communications is: ________________________________________________________________________ (Applicant) (Name) Fire Marshal, Department of

Name of Corporate Entity ________________________________________________________________________ P. O. Box Number or Street City State Zip ( ) Telephone Number ____________________________________ Signature of Applicant/Corp. Officer

Print Name and Corp. Title of Applicant Sworn to and subscribed before me this _____day of_______________, 20___. ________________________________ Notary Public or Clerk, Probate Court * Note: The site description and type of fireworks to be detonated should be compared to the insurance policy furnished, since the policy may contain exclusions which would eliminate coverage for certain sites, types of fireworks, or persons within a certain distance of the display.
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VERIFICATION I declare under the penalties of perjury that the foregoing statements in this application for permit to conduct public fireworks display have been examined by me and to the best of my knowledge and belief are correct.

___________________________________ Name of Applicant ___________________________________ Signature of Applicant/Corp. Officer ___________________________________ Print Name and Corp. Title of Applicant Sworn to and subscribed before me this

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________________________________ Notary Public or Clerk, Probate Court

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EXHIBIT F (To be completed by individual or corporate entity applying for the fireworks permit and employing the individual operator conducting the display.) AFFIDAVIT OF COMPETENCY Comes now _____________________________________________and states that (Name of Affiant) ______________________________________, age __________, has conducted (Operator) __________________________ fireworks displays during the past (Number) (Years experience) years. The most recent display was conducted at ____________________________ on (Place of Display) ______________________. During the time that ______________________________ (Date) (Operator) has conducted fireworks displays, no persons have been injured and no property has been damaged or destroyed. Due to his/her experience and competence, I hereby certify that he/she is a competent operator as described by O.C.G.A. 25-10-4. Corporate Entity ____________________________________ Signature of Affiant ____________________________________ Print Name of Affiant ____________________________________ Title of Affiant Sworn to before me this ______day of______________, 20___. ________________________________ Notary or Clerk, Probate Court

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EXHIBIT G (To be completed by an authorized representative of the individual or corporate entity applying for the permit.) AFFIDAVIT OF INSURANCE Comes now______________________________________ and states that the attached bond or certificate of insurance complies with the requirement for proper insurance outlined by O.C.G.A. 25-10-4 and further states that the issuing company, _________________________________, is duly licensed by the Insurance Commissioner for the State of Georgia to do business in Georgia. This affidavit is given to be relied upon by the Probate Court of ____________________ County, Georgia in connection with the Application for Permit to Conduct Public Fireworks Display to which it is attached. __________________________________ Corporate Entity ___________________________________ Signature and Title of the Corporate Officer ___________________________________ Street Address ___________________________________ City, State, Zip Code ___________________________________ Telephone Sworn to before me this ______ day of ______________, 20___. ________________________________ Notary or Clerk, Probate Court

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NOTICE TO: (County/City) has applied for a (Name of applicant) permit to display fireworks at ______________________________________________ (Address of display area) on _ and has certified that your department will provide the (Date and time) usual fire protection services. This court must determine if the operator ______________________, employed (Name of operator) by _____________________________is experienced and competent and that the display (Name of display company) will not pose a hazard to any persons or property. This court must also be informed whether the proposed display constitutes a proximate audience display as defined by Georgia Law so as to know whether a Georgia License for such purpose is required. Please present any objection to the issuance of the permit on behalf of your department to this court on or before (5 days before display) You may waive any objection to the issuance of the permit by signing the attached acknowledgment of notice and waiver of objection. This_____________day of_________________________, 20______. , 20 . You are hereby notified that Fire Department or Department of Public Safety.

___________________________________ Probate Judge County

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND WAIVER On behalf of the___________________________________Fire Department, I hereby acknowledge notice of the Application to Display Fireworks of __________________ _______________________dated_______________________ and hereby waive any objection to the issuance of the permit, and confirm that the usual fire protection services will be provided by this Department, subject to the following restriction, if any (Please state "none" if there are no restrictions): __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ I further certify that the proposed display (Initial one) is ______ is NOT

a proximate audience display as defined by Georgia Law. If the display is a proximate audience display, the premises on which the display will occur have also been examined by this Department.

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. Fire Department (Name of Department) By:_______________________________________ Title:_____________________________________

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ORDER GRANTING NONTRANSFERABLE PERMIT

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF This application of

FILE NO.

(Applicant) For a Permit to Display Fireworks was filed in this County on The applicant requests permission to exhibit or display fireworks at

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(Location) on the such application. , 20 , which is not less than ten (10) days after the filing of

It appears that the display will be conducted by a competent and experienced operator and that this display will be of such character as will not be hazardous to persons or property. The Fire Marshal's Office

(County/City) has certified in writing that the site for the display meet its approval and is in compliance with all applicable codes. The application is accompanied by the evidence that the applicant carries proper liability and property insurance or has posted the required amount of bond as required by law. In addition, the applicant has provided proof of federal license through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that a Permit to Display Fireworks is herein granted to (Applicant) days, beginning on the exhibition of fireworks at beginning at approximately , for a period of not more than fourteen (14) consecutive day of , 20 , to perform a public

, (Location) p.m., provided that only the operator named in

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the application (Operator)

, and his/her employees shall be present

and in control of the exhibit or display. The permit is granted subject to all the stipulations and restrictions as stated on in the Acknowledgment and Waiver.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that shall supply the (Name of Department) this permit.

, (Applicant) , Fire Department with a copy of

This

day of

, 20

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____________________________________ Probate Judge

Probate Judge Printed Name County, Georgia

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