The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling and use of fireworks are prohibited inside the City Limits of Midlothian by City Ordinance 2016-03. Fireworks violations are subject to a fine of up to $2,000.00.

Professional pyrotechnic displays for special events shall have a permit issued by the Midlothian Fire Marshal's Office (FMO), and a Special Event Permit issued by the City of Midlothian. A licensed pyrotechnics operator shall submit a copy of their license and a site plan to the FMO prior to the event.  1.3G displays shall also require a permit from the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office..