Township of Hatfield, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Hatfield 5-2-1960 by Ord. No. 58; amended in its entirety 9-28-1994 by Ord. No. 420 (Ch. 6, Part 2, of the 1994 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Noise — See Ch. 184.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 199.
Editor’s Note: Former § 143-1, Discharge of firearms prohibited, was repealed 11-19-2014 by Ord. No. 654.
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any air rifle, air pistol, spring gun, spring pistol, BB gun, bow and arrow, or similar device, or any implement that is not a firearm but which impels a pellet of any kind with a force that can reasonably be expected to cause bodily harm, at any place within the Township, except as provided in § 143-3 of this chapter, and except on a target range which is properly constructed to trap or stop the projectile as ascertained by the Chief of Police.
Editor’s Note: Former § 143-3, Exceptions, and former § 143-3.1, Reporting of lost or stolen firearms required, which immediately followed § 143-3 and was added 12-21-2009 by Ord. No. 591, were repealed 11-19-2014 by Ord. No. 654.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs, and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.