Town of Canton, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Canton 7-6-1972 by Ord. No. 97. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 254-1 Definition.

[Added 12-14-2011]
As used in this chapter, the term "firearm" shall be defined as in § 53a-3(19) of the General Statutes.

§ 254-2 Discharge near residence.

It shall be unlawful for any individual to discharge a firearm within 500 feet of any residence within the Town of Canton.

§ 254-3 Possession or discharge by minors.

It shall be unlawful for any minor who has not yet attained the age of 16 to discharge a firearm unless he is in the presence of a supervising adult. It shall be unlawful for any parent or legal guardian to knowingly permit any minor who has not yet attained the age of 16 to have in his possession a firearm unless there is a supervising adult present.

§ 254-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 12-14-2011]
Any person who violates or fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of $90 for each offense.

§ 254-5 Enforcement.

[Added 9-25-2002 by Ord. No. 216]
This chapter has been specifically designated for enforcement by citations issued by designated municipal officers or employees, and the citation hearing procedure established by Chapter 15, Citations, of this Code shall be followed.