It is unlawful to discharge or use fireworks except for the following time periods:
- June 20 through July 5 - The permissible hours are from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, except for July 4 when permissible hours are from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
- December 20 through January 2 - The permissible hours are from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, except for December 31 when permissible hours are from 10:00 AM to 12:30 AM.
- Permissible hours for Special Display or Consumer Fireworks Display permits for special events, as defined in § 7-502 (1)(e), are from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM Sunday through Thursday, and 10 AM to 11:30 PM Friday through Saturday only for the dates listed on the permit obtained from the City of Milan.
- Property owners are required to clean up all fireworks debris from their premises within twenty-four (24) hours of the display. (as added by Ord. #09-4, Oct. 2009)
It is unlawful to offer for sale or to sell any fireworks to children under the age of sixteen (16) years of age or to any intoxicated person. It is unlawful to explode or ignite fireworks within six hundred feet (600') of any church, assisted living facility, nursing home, hospital, funeral home, public or private school academic structure, or within two hundred feet (200') of where fireworks are stored, sold, or offered for sale. It is unlawful to ignite or discharge any permissible articles of fireworks within or throw them from a motor vehicle. It is unlawful to place or throw any ignited article of fireworks into or at a motor vehicle, or at or near any person or group of persons. It is unlawful to ignite fireworks on another person's private property unless permission is obtained from the owner or occupant of the property. It is unlawful to launch fireworks onto property of persons who have not given permission. It is unlawful to use fireworks at times, places, or in any manner that endangers other persons, or creates a nuisance insofar as other residences of the neighborhood are concerned. It is unlawful to ignite fireworks during a burning ban declared by either the State of Tennessee or the City of Milan Fire Department, except for public (and/or group) displays for which permits have been granted. (as added by Ord. #09-4, Oct. 2009)
Any questions regarding the City of Milan Fireworks Policy contact the Milan Fire Department at (731)686-0441 or download the file here.