Chapter 9.16


9.16.010    Prohibited.

9.16.020    Exceptions.

9.16.030    Violation.

9.16.010 Prohibited.

No person, or persons, firm, company, corporation or association shall fire or discharge any gun, rifle, pistol, air rifle, BB gun, or slingshot, or sell or offer for sale, give away, possess, use or discharge any dangerous fireworks as herein defined in the city, as provided in this chapter. (Ord. 30 § 1, 1951: prior code § 10902)

9.16.020 Exceptions.

Section 9.16.010, as to the use of firearms, shall not apply to peace officers in discharge of their official duties, using reasonable care, nor to persons using firearms in necessary self-defense, or in any careful manner, for the purpose of destroying noxious animals from the land owned or supplied by them, or to bona fide shooting galleries, or to persons using firearms in a careful manner in bona fide shooting galleries, nor to public fireworks display, provided a permit therefor is secured from the fire chief. (Ord. 30 § 2, 1951: prior code § 10903)

9.16.030 Violation.

Violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be a misdemeanor, punishable pursuant to section 21.01.050. (Ord. 2006-07, Amended, 06/06/2006; Ord. 92-04 § 22: Ord. 30 § 5, 1951)