Fireworks stands in Cape Girardeau County must have a merchant’s license
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – Individuals or organizations planning to operate a fireworks stand in Cape Girardeau County are required to have a county merchant’s license.
Each location is required to have a county merchant’s license. The cost of each license is $25. The requirement includes fireworks stands in all cities in the county.
The merchant license is available from either the Jackson office located in the Administrative Building, #1 Barton Square, Suite 303, or the Cape office located at 2311 Bloomfield Rd, Suite 102. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including the noon hour, Monday through Friday.
Fireworks stands may be operated in Cape Girardeau County from June 20 to July 10. However, each city may have a local ordinance stating different time frames.
A state license is also required for each stand. Contact the Division of Fire Safety in Jefferson City for more information.
PO Box 581
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Call the Cape Girardeau County Collector’s Office at 573-243-4476 with other questions concerning the county license.