Chapter 6.60


6.60.010    Statutes incorporated by reference.

6.60.030    Air guns.

6.60.040    Confiscation.

6.60.050    Disposition of firearms.

6.60.010 Statutes incorporated by reference.

The following statutes regarding weapons control are incorporated by reference:


7.94.120     Penalties (Extreme risk protection orders).

9.41.010     Terms defined.

9.41.050     Carrying firearms.

9.41.060     Exceptions to restrictions on carrying firearms.

9.41.120     Firearms as loan security.

9.41.140     Alteration of identifying marks – Exceptions.

9.41.230     Aiming or discharging firearms, dangerous weapons.

9.41.240     Possession of pistol by person from eighteen to twenty-one.

9.41.250     Dangerous weapons – Penalty.

9.41.260     Dangerous exhibitions.

9.41.270     Weapons apparently capable of producing bodily harm – Unlawful carrying or handling – Penalty – Exceptions.

9.41.280     Possessing dangerous weapons on school facilities – Penalty – Exemptions.

9.41.300     Weapons prohibited in certain places – Local laws and ordinances – Exemptions – Penalty.

9.41.810     Penalty.

77.15.460     Loaded rifle or shotgun in vehicle – Unlawful use or possession – Unlawful use of a loaded firearm – Penalty.

(Ord. 3095 § 1 (Exh. A), 2018; Ord. 2025 § 1, 1995; Ord. 1676 § 2, 1989; Ord. 1615 § 2, 1988; Ord. 965 § 18.01, 1977).

6.60.030 Air guns.

(1) As used in this chapter, “air gun” means and includes the following: air guns, paint ball guns, air pistols, air rifles, BB guns, and toy guns of any kind or nature when designed, contrived, modified and used to propel, by compressed air or spring-loaded plunger, any pellet, dart, hardtipped arrow, bean, pea, BB, rock, gel cap, paint ball or other hard substance a distance of more than 25 feet with sufficient force to break windows or inflict injury upon persons or animals.

(2) Except as hereinafter provided, it is unlawful:

(a) For any person under 18 years of age to carry or shoot any air gun within the city when not in the presence of his parent or other adult in loco parentis and under the direction and control of such adult;

(b) For any person to point or shoot an air gun at any person or property of another, or to aim or discharge such weapons in the direction of the person or residence of another while within such range as to cause or inflict injury to the person or damage the property of another;

(c) For any parent or person in loco parentis to allow, give or permit the possession of any air gun falling within the definitions contained in this section to any child under the age of 18 years, except under the provisions of subsection (2)(a);

(d) For any merchant to sell or rent any air guns to minors under 16 years of age, except when such minor is in the presence of his parent or other adult in charge of such child.

(3) The provisions of subsection (2)(a) and (2)(c) shall not apply when:

(a) Any such minor is possessing or using such weapons on a gun range operated or conducted by any school, educational institution or other regulated group pursuant to rules and regulations provided by the chief of police or city ordinance and licensed by the city;

(b) Such minor is possessing or using such air gun with a regulated or supervised course or range provided by the city park department under regulations or ordinances duly promulgated and adopted therefor;

(c) Any such minor is carrying such weapon unloaded or otherwise properly dismantled to and from such licensed or authorized course.

(4) Any person convicted of violation of the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine in a sum not exceeding $100.00. (Ord. 2207, 1998; Ord. 965 § 18.03, 1977).

6.60.040 Confiscation.

The chief of police and his or her designees shall confiscate any and all firearms or other weapons found to be in the possession of a person under the circumstances contained in RCW 9.41.098 as now or hereafter amended. After confiscation, the firearm or other weapon shall not be surrendered except:

(1) To the prosecuting attorney for use in subsequent legal proceedings;

(2) For disposition according to an order of a court of competent jurisdiction;

(3) To the owner in compliance with the provisions of RCW 9.41.098 as now or hereafter amended; or

(4) As otherwise authorized by this chapter. (Ord. 2025 § 2, 1995; Ord. 965 § 18.04, 1977).

6.60.050 Disposition of firearms.

All firearms taken into the custody of the Marysville police department on or after July 1, 1993, and that are judicially forfeited or forfeited due to a failure to make a claim under RCW 63.40.010, are to be disposed of as follows:

(1) The Marysville police department may retain legal firearms for agency use.

(2) The chief of police, or his designee, may auction or trade legal firearms to properly licensed commercial sellers, as deemed appropriate by the chief of police or his designee. All proceeds of an auction/trade may be retained by the Marysville police department for agency use.

(3) The chief of police or his designee may destroy legal firearms in lieu of subsections (1) and (2) above at the discretion of the chief of police.

(4) Firearms determined by the chief of police or his designee to be illegal for any person to possess shall be destroyed.

(5) No firearm shall be disposed of while it is needed for evidence. (Ord. 2025 § 3, 1995).