Borough of Alpha, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Alpha 3-25-2008 by Ord. No. 08-07. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 129.
No person shall:
A. 
Discharge or fire any cannon, gun, revolver or firearm or any firecracker, fireworks or explosive device, bow and arrow or similar projectile within 300 feet of any building, structure or public street, road, alley, park or facility.
B. 
Discharge or fire any such weapon proscribed above in a careless, negligent or reckless manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger the life, safety or welfare of any person or property.
C. 
Hunt or be in the possession of any loaded firearm or weapon while simultaneously in the possession of any alcoholic beverage or while having consumed any alcoholic beverage or while under the influence of alcohol or while in possession of or after having consumed or while under the influence of any narcotic, hallucinogenic, prescription or other dangerous drug.
The proscriptions of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Any military or other similarly authorized exercise;
B. 
Any law enforcement officers, while in the performance of their duty.
C. 
The use of duly established facilities for target practice, shooting competitions, trap shooting or (similar) lawful purposes by persons properly licensed.
In addition to the general penalties and fines provided herein and under the law, any person who violates the provisions of this chapter may, in the discretion of the court, be directed to forfeit:
A. 
The weapon used in the commission of the offense; or
B. 
Any hunting license possessed by him, or both, as the court may see fit, and, in addition, the court may include in its order a direction that any such person be denied the right to apply for or obtain a gun license or permit or hunting license for such period of time as the court may deem appropriate.