Ohio Fire Code Update


Amendments to the Ohio Fire Code (OFC) regarding consumer discharge of fireworks have completed the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) process. These amendments can be found in Rule 56 of the OFC at section 5626, and become effective on July 3, 2022.

For more information regarding these provisions, please visit the State Fire Marshal's website by clicking here.

Below are more helpful links regarding Ohio's new fireworks laws:

FAQs for Consumers - Ohio’s New Fireworks Law | Ohio Department of Commerce

FAQ for Fire Service - Ohio's New Fireworks Laws | Ohio Department of Commerce

If you have any questions regarding Ohio’s new rules regarding the consumer discharge of fireworks, please send a request to OhioFireCode@com.state.oh.us (please put “fireworks” in the subject line) and/or contact the SFM’s Code Enforcement Bureau at (614) 728-5460 or sfm_codeenf@com.state.oh.us.

Be sure to check the State Fire Marshal's website often for more updates and information.