Toledo City Council approves vote to maintain fireworks ban

Toledo is opting out of Ohio's new fireworks law which allows consumers to set off fireworks on their own property or on other’s property with their permission.
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 8:28 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo City Council unanimously approved a vote to uphold the fireworks ban on Tuesday.

With an 11 to 0 vote, the city council approved an opt-out of House Bill 172, which lessened laws regarding the use of consumer-grade fireworks.

With this approval, the city will continue to ban fireworks. Councilman Vanice Williams was absent from the meeting.

With Tuesday’s vote, the city joins a budding list of cities statewide that have opted out of the new state law prior to its effective date of July 1.

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