Chino has began accepting applications for the July fireworks sales season.

One opening is available and will be selected through a lottery process.

Those wishing to apply for fireworks sales permits must be nonprofit organizations established within city limits for at least one year prior to the date of application.

Funds from the sale of fireworks must be used to benefit the Chino community.

Interested groups must file the appropriate application with the Finance Department no later than 5:30 p.m. March 15 to be considered.

Applications and additional information on the requirements to operate a fireworks stand in the city are available at City Hall, 13220 Central Ave., Chino or call 909-591-9818 for the paperwork to be mailed.