The state of California adhears to the Uniform Fire Code which has two relevant passages.
*Any open flame act must be permitted by the local Fire Marshal before attempting in front of an audience.
*And, so long as the act is reasonably safe, a permit should be granted by the relevant Marshal.

Southern California codes were gathered mostly by the Hearthfire project.

Bay Area codes were First submitted by the Temple of Poi.

The North American Fire Arts Association