Consumer Fireworks Retail Seller License

Iowa Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing


Anyone selling consumer fireworks retail in the state of Iowa. Code Citation Iowa Code 100.19 and Administrative Rules Chapter 661-265 Who Applies Anyone selling at retail consumer fireworks in the state of Iowa. When To Apply April 1. Initial Requirements Completion of application online. Supply certificate of liability insurance with a minimum of $1 million per occurrence and aggregate coverage of at least $2 million. Supply interior and exterior site plans of retail site. Duration 1 year. Processing Time 2-4 weeks. Fee Structure Permanent building 1st class 50% or more retail space = $1,000 Temporary structure 1st class 50% or more retail space = $500 Retailer less than 50% retail space = $400 Community group 1st class = $400 Retailer or community group 2nd class only = $100 Renewal Requirements Annual. New site plans and updated COL with online application. Exam Not applicable. Additional Information Apply online at

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Jeannie Guttenfelder
6200 Park Ave
Des Moines, IA 50321