As used in this section, the term “firearm” shall mean any instrument
designed or used for the propulsion of shot, shell, or bullets or other
harmful objects by the action of gunpowder exploded within it, or by the
action of compressed air within it, or by the power of springs,
including but not limited to what are commonly known as air rifles and
(b) Prohibition; exception.
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any firearm of any
kind within the corporate limits of the city; provided, however, that
this section shall not apply to peace officers in the actual discharge
of their duties.
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished
by fine not to exceed $200.00.
(Ordinance 2008, secs. 1–3, adopted 9/11/84)