[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Rockaway 10-14-1971 by Ord. No. 5-71 as Ch. 32, Art III, of the 1971 Code of Ordinances; amended in its entirety 11-14-1991 by Ord. No. 22-91. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The discharge or firing of a gun, pistol or firearm of any description or the discharge of arrows from a bow or the discharge, throwing or use of any other object which may cause bodily harm or damage to property of others at any place within the Borough less than 1,000 feet from any dwelling or other building in which persons may reside or work, except for the protection of persons or property when absolutely necessary to meet another force, is hereby expressly prohibited.
This chapter shall not apply to land owned, leased or occupied by a duly organized hunting or game club or to lands owned, leased or occupied by a duly organized rifle or pistol association whereon is situated a rifle or pistol range, the location of which having first been approved by the Chief of Police.