[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Laurel Hollow 8-16-1960 as Ord. No. XVI of the General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall:
Carry, point, aim, discharge or otherwise use any shotgun, rifle, revolver, pistol, air rifle, pellet gun or other firearm or weapon within this village; or
Cause a projectile or bullet emitted from any shotgun, rifle, revolver, pistol, air rifle, pellet gun or other firearm or weapon to pass over property situated or lying within this village; or
Willfully or negligently discharge within this village any shotgun, rifle, revolver, pistol, air rifle, pellet gun or other firearm or weapon in such manner as to endanger any person, property, dog or other domestic animal, or game protected by the wild life laws of the state, notwithstanding that no injury ensues.
None of the foregoing provisions of § 53-1 of this chapter shall apply to a police officer acting in discharge of his duties, and the foregoing provisions of Subsections A and B of § 53-1 of this chapter shall not apply to:
The owner or lessee of a dwelling house or a member of his immediate family or a person in his employ or a person who is a guest in such house acting with such owner's or lessee's permission with respect to such owner's or lessee's property, but only when accompanied by such owner or lessee or employee or member of the immediate family of the owner or lessee, provided that no discharge of said firearm or weapon shall be done in a reckless or negligent manner or across a public highway or lane or across the property of another.
A person when engaged in the sport of trap shooting on the owner's or lessee's property under such circumstances as not to endanger person or property if the owner or lessee has obtained a permit issued by a member of the Board of Trustees of this village, which such member of the Board shall only grant after the owner or lessee has satisfied such member of the Board that such trap shooting will be conducted under such owner's or lessee's personal supervision at all times and under reasonably safe conditions.
Any owner or lessee or any member of his immediate family or any person in his employ, when reasonably necessary for the protection of life or property, or both, or in the act of self-defense.
[Amended 7-6-1981 by L.L. No. 4-1981]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.