County Firework Restrictions in West Texas

County Firework Restrictions in West Texas

The following counties have restrictions in place regarding the discharge of fireworks for July 4th. As always, be sure to follow posted burn bans, any other fireworks restrictions and celebrate Independence Day safely.


Andrews County:

No specific fireworks prohibited. Firework discharge prohibited in the City of Andrews. If you are popping fireworks on someone's land, you must have permission from the land owner to pop fireworks.


City of Big Lake, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: rockets with sticks and missiles with fins. All fireworks are to be popped at the North Reagan County Park. No fireworks are being allowed in the city limits.

Crane County, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: rockets with sticks and missiles with fins. Officials have designated a specific safe zone in the county where residents can set of fireworks.

Ector County, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins. No fireworks within the city limits.

Eddy County, New Mexico:

The following fireworks are prohibited: missile type rockets, helicopters, aerial spinners, stick-type rockets and ground audible devices. The sale of these fireworks is also prohibited. The use of fireworks in Wildlands are also prohibited.

Howard County, Texas:


No specific fireworks are banned in Howard County. Fireworks banned in the city limits of Big Spring. If you are popping fireworks on someone's land, you must have permission from the land owner to pop fireworks.


Martin County, Texas:

All fireworks allowed in the county. No fireworks discharge allowed in the city of Stanton.

Midland County, Texas:

All fireworks are allowed, however, possession and discharge of fireworks within the city limits of within 5,000 feet of the city limits is prohibited. Any firework that must be ignited by a heat source is illegal to possess or discharge. Small items such as “poppers” are not prohibited. Individuals are subject to confiscation of all fireworks found in their possession and a fine up to $2,000 plus court costs. Fireworks also may not be discharged on federal, state, or county roadways. If individuals plan to discharge fireworks on private property not belonging to them, they must have a written letter of permission from the land owner. Have at least one of the following extinguishing agents available while discharging fireworks: water, sand or dirt, or a portable fire extinguisher. Never hesitate to call 911 if a fire develops.

Pecos County, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins.

Terrell County, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins.

Upton County, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins. Designated areas have been set up to pop fireworks at Nealy Park (not in ball field) in McCamey and the Red Devil Stadium parking lot in Rankin. Fireworks will be allowed at the two locations on July 4, 2014 from 6 p.m. until midnight.

Winkler County, Texas:

The following fireworks are prohibited: no missiles with fins or sticks. Fireworks prohibited in the city.