[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Caledonia 10-19-1982 as L.L. No. 2-1982 (Ch. 56 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Firearms Local Law of the Village of Caledonia."
No person shall, except in self defense and when reasonably necessary for the protection of life or property, fire or discharge or cause to be fired or discharged any projectile firing ammunition from any machine gun, rifle, shotgun or firearm, as defined in § 265.00 of the New York State Penal Law, within the boundaries of the Village of Caledonia, or fire or cause to be fired any device regulated under the provisions of § 11-0931 of the Environmental Conservation Law.
The prohibitions in this chapter shall not apply to any policeman while engaged in his duties as such.
The Village Board of Trustees may permit the discharge of projectile firing ammunition from firearms upon any appropriate occasion of public ceremony, provided that application is made, in writing, to the Village Board of Trustees at least seven days before the proposed use of firearms showing that a responsible adult will be in charge of the proposed use of firearms and further showing that precautionary measures for the protection of the public are sufficient in the judgment of the Village Board of Trustees.
The prohibitions of this chapter shall not apply to the use of a rifle or pistol range entirely within a municipal building.
The violation of this chapter shall constitute and be punishable as a violation pursuant to the New York State Penal Law and shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or fifteen days' imprisonment, or both.