Town of Georgetown, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Georgetown: Article I, 3-13-1913 Annual Town Meeting (Article 4, Section 10, of the 1973 Bylaws and Regulations); Article II, 5-3-1975 Annual Town Meeting, Art. 30. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-13-1913 ATM (Article 4, Section 10, of the 1973 Bylaws and Regulations)]
No person shall discharge any gun or firearm, or set fire to any material known as "fireworks" or other combustible matter, or throw any such lighted fireworks in any of the public ways or streets of the town, except on such occasions and of such kind as the Board of Selectmen may, by public notice, permit; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to any person in the exercise of a duty required or justified by law.
[Adopted 5-3-1975 ATM, Art. 30]
No person shall hunt or fire or discharge any firearm on any private property except with the written consent of the owner or legal occupant thereof, and such written consent shall be carried at all times by any person hunting and upon request shall be shown to any police officer or the property owner or his agent.
This Article shall not apply to the lawful defense of life or property nor apply to any law enforcement officer acting in the discharge of his duties.
Any person violating any provision of this Article shall be punished by a fine of not more than $50 for each offense.
Any existing Article relating to hunting and the discharge of firearms which may be inconsistent with this Article is hereby repealed.