Village of Oxford, NY
Chenango County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Oxford 10-19-1999 by L.L. No. 4-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 288-1
Legislative intent. 

§ 288-2
Definitions. 

§ 288-3
Violation. 

§ 288-4
Exemptions. 

§ 288-5
Penalties for offenses. 

§ 288-6
When effective. 

§ 288-1 Legislative intent.

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Oxford finds that to promote the safety and well-being of the residents of the Village of Oxford, it needs to control the use of weapons and explosives within the Village of Oxford limits.

§ 288-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

EXPLOSIVES
Gun powder or explosive combustible materials, solid, liquid or gas.
WEAPONS
Firearms or devices capable of firing a projectile by means of an explosive powder, air, spring or other mechanical means.

§ 288-3 Violation.

No person shall fire, aid or assist in the firing of any cannon, gun, pistol, weapon or explosive within the Village of Oxford.

§ 288-4 Exemptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:

A. 

Persons that have obtained a permit to do so from the Village of Oxford Board of Trustees or any person authorized by the said Board to grant such permits.

B. 

Law enforcement officers in the performance of their official duties.

C. 

Persons in defense of their person or in defense of another.

§ 288-5 Penalties for offenses.

A person found in violation of this chapter shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.

§ 288-6 When effective.

This chapter shall become effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.