Ordinance #84-09-12

Sec. 8.03.002     Discharge of firearms

(a)     Definition. 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 BB guns.

(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.

(c)     Penalty. 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)