Stay Safe on the Fourth! Check out these Fireworks Laws.

As we head out to our parades and parties for the Fourth of July, it's important to stay safe. Check out this list of some of the local laws and ordinances to be aware of this summer holiday season.


Ohio Revised Code-3743-Fireworks

City of Cincinnati Municipal Code 

Chapter 1213-Fireworks

Chapter 708-Dangerous Weapons and Fireworks

Section 761.1 -Nuisance or Nuisance Activity

Rules of the Board of Park Commissioners of the City of Cincinnati- Rule 13- Fireworks 


Kentucky Revised Statutes-Chapter 227.700-227.752 (Scroll down.)

City of Covington Code of Ordinances 

Section 91.01-Sale to and unsupervised use by minors prohibited

Section 94.12-Permits required for certain activities 

Newport City Ordinances 

Section 91.30-Use and sale restricted

Other Resources

American Pyrotechnic Association State Law Directory

Ohio State Bar Association-Ohio Law Governs Fireworks 

Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal  Fireworks 2017 Guide 

Kentucky State Fire Marshal Fireworks Information