[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Clarion 9-1-1981 as Ch. 20, Part 4, of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 146.
Except in necessary defense of person and property and except as provided in § 97-3 of this chapter, it shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Clarion, for any person to use, fire or discharge any gun or other firearm.
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 which impels a pellet of any kind with a force that can reasonably be expected to cause bodily harm, at any place within the Borough of Clarion, except on a properly constructed target range, no closer than 500 feet to any dwelling or public building, and except as provided in § 97-3 of this chapter.
Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to prohibit the proper use of firearms, bows and arrows or similar devices where their lawful use is permitted in hunting as provided for by the Pennsylvania Game Law and by the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
[Amended 12-20-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-798]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs of prosecution or, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days, provided that each violation of any provision of this chapter, and each day the same is continued, shall be deemed a separate offense.