Borough of Pennington, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Pennington 11-5-1951 by Ord. No. 153; amended in its entirely at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Use of firearms by police officers — See Ch. 46, § 46-17.

§ 101-1 Discharge of firearms prohibited.

The discharge of any firearm, bow and arrow, crossbow, slingshot, air gun, spring gun, gas gun or any other device which impels a projectile through the use of force is prohibited in the Borough of Pennington.

§ 101-2 Exceptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Any duly appointed law officer in the course of his or her official duty.
B. 
The use of firearms when necessary for the preservation of human life.
C. 
The use of firearms when hunting in conformity with the applicable laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey.
D. 
Use of a firearm on a licensed pistol, rifle or firearm range and under the supervision of the Police Department.

§ 101-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof.