City of Lock Haven, PA
Clinton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lock Haven 3-7-1977 by Ord. No. 30B (Ch. 6, Part 4, of the 2003 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Except in necessary defense of person and property and except as provided in § 241-3, it shall be unlawful, within the City of Lock Haven, 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, at any place within the City of Lock Haven, except on a properly constructed target range or no closer than 500 feet to any dwelling or public building, and except as provided in § 241-3.
[Amended 2-24-2003 by Ord. No. 670]
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 Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq., and the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
[Amended 2-24-2003 by Ord. No. 670]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Each violation of any provision of this chapter and each day the same is continued shall be deemed a separate offense.