Open or controlled burning is generally prohibited within corporate city limits. Application or notification is preferred at least 48 hours in advance. Permits are issued within the three-mile territorial jurisdiction limits of the Aberdeen corporate limits, and can be issued beyond city limits if the individual wishes to pick-up the permit in person.
Public firework displays, like pyrotechnics before a proximate audience, include concerts, special events, theatrical settings, and movies. Application for a permit is required a minimum of 45 days in advance. There are currently no fees for obtaining this permit.