Borough of Highland Park, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Highland Park by Ord. No. 71 (§ 3-8 of the 1987 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Disorderly conduct — See Ch. 165.
Noise — See Ch. 266.

§ 185-1 Discharge of firearms restricted.

A. 
The discharge of any firearms, bow and arrow, crossbow, slingshot, air gun, spring gun, gas gun or any other device which impels a projectile through the use of force is prohibited in the Borough of Highland Park.
B. 
Exceptions. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
(1) 
Any duly appointed law officer in the course of his or her official duty.
(2) 
The use of firearms when necessary for the preservation of human life.
(3) 
The use of firearms when hunting in conformity with the applicable laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey.
(4) 
Use of a firearm on a licensed pistol, rifle or firearm range and under the supervision of the Police Department.

§ 185-2 Violations and penalties.

Any person who shall violate any one of the foregoing provisions of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III, General Penalty.