Apply for an explosives magazine permit

Apply for an explosives magazine permit

DFS Code Compliance

The Details of Apply for an explosives magazine permit

What you need for Apply for an explosives magazine permit

In order to store or transport explosives, you need a permit for the explosive magazines.

Permits are issued for:

  • Mobile magazines on trucks that transport explosives to job sites
  • Day boxes for temporary storage of explosives at job sites
  • Permanent magazines that store explosives

You must have a valid Explosive User's Certificate to apply for any explosive magazine permit.

How to apply Apply for an explosives magazine permit

Submit completed application and required attachments to:

DFS Licensing
Department of Fire Services
P.O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775

Next steps for Apply for an explosives magazine permit

  1. Apply for a new explosive magazine permit

    This application is for mobile, permanent and day box explosive magazines.

    There is no fee for this permit.

    It must be renewed annually.

    Complete applications for permanent magazines must include a plot plan.

  2. Inspection

    DFS Code Compliance officers will inspect the magazine as part of the permitting process.

    Permits must be conspicuously posted or readily accessible.

    Contact DFS Code Compliance at (978) 567-3375 to schedule the required inspection.

  3. Renew an explosive magazine permit

    Mobile and day box magazine permits expire annually on March 31.

    Permanent magazine permits expire annually on October 31.

    No less than 30 days before the permit expires, DFS will email you (if we have a valid email on file) or mail you a renewal application.

    Please keep the renewal application in your possession. Please provide it to the DFS Code Compliance Officer at the time of the inspection.

    Contact DFS Code Compliance at (978) 567-3375 to schedule the required inspection.

Contact for Apply for an explosives magazine permit

Address
DFS Code Compliance
1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone

Open 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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