Town of New Canaan, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted New Canaan Board of Selectmen 7-11-57; effective 9-15-57. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to peace officers or members of the armed forces in the performance of their official duties, or to persons acting in defense of life or property.
No person shall carry any loaded firearm within the limits of any public highway within the town, except when authorized so to do by permit issued by the Chief of Police of the town or by the Commissioner of State Police under provisions of the General Statutes of the state.
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Editor's Note: Former § 21-3, Hunting distances regulated, was repealed by an ordinance adopted 6-1-71; effective 7-9-71.
No person under the age of 18 years shall discharge any firearm other than a shotgun at any place within town, except:
A. 
On land owned or leased by his parent, grandparent or legal guardian.
B. 
On an indoor target range.
C. 
On an outdoor target range approved as to location, construction and operation by the Commission of Public Safety.
Any evidence of conviction of any violation of this chapter shall be submitted to the State Department of Fisheries and Game by the Clerk of the court.