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.