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Village of Asharoken, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Asharoken 4-5-1965. Section 67-10 added and § 67-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall:
A. 
Carry, point, aim, discharge or otherwise use any shotgun, rifle, revolver, pistol, air rifle, pellet gun or other firearm or weapon within this village.
B. 
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.
C. 
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 wildlife laws of the state, notwithstanding that no injury ensues.
D. 
Discharge any firearm within 500 feet of any building.[1]
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
None of the foregoing provisions of § 67-1 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 § 67-1 of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
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 of such owner or lessee 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 16 years of age or over of the owner or lessee, provided that such owner or lessee has obtained a permit issued by the Board of Trustees of the village and provided further that no discharge of firearms or weapons shall be done in a reckless or negligent manner or across a public highway or lane or across the property of another.
B. 
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.
The Board shall only grant a permit pursuant to § 67-2A hereof after the owner or lessee has satisfied the Board that such use of firearms or weapons will occur in an area reasonably isolated and under such circumstances as not to endanger person or property. The permit shall be granted without fee and may be on such terms and conditions as the Board deems reasonable and may be revoked at any time.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $100 for each and every offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.