Borough of South Waverly, PA
Bradford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of South Waverly 7-5-1995 by Ord. No. 7-5-95-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fireworks — See Ch. 67.
Noise — See Ch. 89.
No person shall discharge any rifle, shotgun, crossbow, pistol, gun, slingshot or any other device which is capable of discharging a projectile or which impels a projectile of any kind with a force that can reasonably be expected to cause bodily harm, which device is actuated by any firing mechanism, within the confines of the borough limits of the Borough of South Waverly, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
A. 
This chapter does not apply to police officers and other officials who discharge their firearms in the course of their duties.
B. 
Nothing in this chapter shall make it unlawful for:
(1) 
Any person to discharge said firearms or devices in defense of his person or the persons of others or of his property.
(2) 
Any person to discharge a bow with practice arrows at a properly constructed indoor or outdoor target range approved by the Chief of Police of the contracting police force after inspection.
[Amended 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02]
(3) 
Any person to discharge a firearm at a properly constructed indoor target range.
C. 
Persons intending to use an indoor or outdoor target range shall apply annually to the Chief of Police of the contracting police force for approval and shall be subject to random inspection during the calendar year.
[Amended 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02]
Any person violating this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not to exceed $600 or a term in prison not to exceed 30 days, or both.