Town of Stanford, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Stanford 9-14-1978 as L.L. No. 6-1978. Sections 93-1, 93-2 and 93-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks — See Ch. 132.
The Town Board of the Town of Stanford finds that the discharge of firearms on Town-owned property is detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of its residents and creates a nuisance.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
No person otherwise than in self-defense or in the discharge of official duty shall willfully discharge a firearm on Town-owned property.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FIREARM
A pistol, revolver, rifle, or shotgun.
A. 
Any person committing an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation under the Penal Law and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
B. 
Each discharge of firearms shall constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.