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(A) No licensed exhibitor of fireworks shall fail to comply with the applicable requirements of the rules adopted by the State Fire Marshal pursuant to R.C. § 3743.53(B) and (E) or to comply with R.C. § 3743.53(C) and (D).
(B) No licensed exhibitor of fireworks shall conduct a fireworks exhibition unless a permit has been secured for the exhibition pursuant to R.C. § 3743.54 or a substantially equivalent municipal ordinance, or if a permit so secured is revoked by a Fire Chief or fire prevention officer, in consultation with a Police Chief or other similar chief law enforcement officer, or with a designee of a Police Chief or other similar chief law enforcement officer, pursuant to those sections.
(C) No licensed exhibitor of fireworks shall acquire fireworks for use at a fireworks exhibition other than in accordance with R.C. §§ 3743.54 and 3743.55, or a substantially equivalent municipal ordinance.
(D) No licensed exhibitor of fireworks or other person associated with the conduct of a fireworks exhibition shall have possession or control of, or be under the influence of, any intoxicating liquor, beer, or controlled substance while on the premises on which the exhibition is being conducted.
(E) No licensed exhibitor of fireworks shall permit an employee to assist the licensed exhibitor in conducting fireworks exhibitions unless the employee is registered with the State Fire Marshal under R.C. § 3743.56.
(R.C. § 3743.64(C) - (G)) (Rev. 2002) Penalty, see § 91.99
Felony provisions, see R.C. § 3743.64(A), (B), and (H)
Notice of fireworks incident, see R.C. § 3743.541