City of Lower Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lower Burrell 5-18-1977 by Ord. No. 7-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 160-1 No carrying or discharging of firearms or weapons.

[Amended 9-12-1994 by Ord. No. 7-1994]
A. 
No person shall use or discharge firearms of any kind, air rifles, spring guns, slings or any other form of weapon potentially inimical to wildlife and dangerous to human safety within the limits of the City or upon any property owned by the City. This section does not apply to the use of bow and arrows within the City limits during the state archery hunting season by licensed hunters or bow and arrow target practice on property in conformance with the one-hundred-fifty-yard safety zone and hunting regulations set by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
B. 
Persons lawfully engaged in hunting under the Pennsylvania Game Code and City ordinances, if hunting on the property of another person, must have the written permission of the owner in his possession, and follow all safety zone and hunting regulations set by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 160-2 Exceptions.

[Amended 9-12-1994 by Ord. No. 7-1994]
This chapter shall not apply to the use of the within mentioned weapons at indoor or outdoor ranges approved by the Chief of Police or to licensed hunters carrying such weapons upon leaving or returning to the City from lawful hunting beyond the City limits. This chapter shall not apply to on-duty law enforcement officers acting in their official capacity.

§ 160-3 Police action against violators. [1]

The police officers shall have the right to seize, take, possess, or remove any weapons herein mentioned involved in a violation of the provisions of this chapter as evidence.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 160-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).