Blasting Permit

When is a blasting permit required?


A yearly blasting permit is required by blasting operations to use or store explosives. This permit is good from January 1 to December 31 each year. Whenever a blasting shot is planned, this office must be notified 24 hours in advance as to date and time of each shot. Any deviations from the permit will be in violation of County ordinances.

Types of Blasting Permits


  • Blasting Permit: permit required for use of explosives
  • Blasting Materials Storage: permit required for the storage (or sale of) explosives

How do I apply?

To apply for a blasting permit, please visit the Building Construction Permit section of our Citizenserve Citizen Access Portal.

Things to Know

A licensed blaster will be required. See Contractor Licensing for more information.