Explosives and hazardous materials

You must have a permit to store, use or handle hazardous materials.

Definition

Hazard classifications include: 

  • Aerosols
  • Blasting and combustible fibers
  • Compressed gases and corrosive materials
  • Cryogenic fluids
  • Cutting, dipping and spray finishing
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Flammable gases, liquids and solids
  • Highly toxic materials and liquified petroleum gases
  • Organic peroxides, oxidizers and pyrophoric materials
  • Pyroxylin plastics and stationary battery systems
  • Unstable materials and water reactive solids
danger keep out sign

Requirements

You must have a hazardous materials permit for any hazardous or explosive materials. 

See Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Chapter 174

Application

Download a hazardous materials permit

Submit your application 

Submit applications to the Fire Inspections Division of Regulatory Services

Get help

You can meet with a customer service representative about bonfire or fireworks requirements.  

See how to get help at the City of Minneapolis Service Center

Contact us

Fire Inspections Services

Permits and code information

Jim Huntzicker, Brad Schmoll and Paul Meyers

 

 

Phone

James Huntzicker
612-201-2624

Brad Schmoll
612-673-3273

Paul Meyers
612-673-3772

Address

Fire Inspections Services / Code Construction Services
Public Service Building
505 4th Ave. S., Room 510A
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Fire Inspection Services

Special Event Permits

Phone

612-673-3000

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 510A
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Fire Permits & Registrations

Phone

612-673-3000

Address

Fire Inspections Services
Public Service Building
505 4th Ave. S., Room 510A
Minneapolis, MN 55415