Town of Denton, MD
Caroline County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Commissioners (now Town Council) of the Town of Denton 4-3-1989 by Ord. No. 255. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 54-1 Discharge prohibited; exceptions.

[Amended 1-8-2007 by Ord. No. 532]
It shall be unlawful to discharge any handgun, pistol, firearm, BB gun, slingshot, squib, rocket, cracker or mixture of gunpowder, projecting lead or any missiles, provided that this section shall not be construed to prohibit any officer of the law from discharging a firearm in the performance of his duty, any citizen from discharging a firearm when lawfully defending person or property, or the use of any toy projecting non-life-threatening missiles. Notwithstanding the foregoing, hunting activities, including the use of firearms for such purposes, shall be permitted on parcels of land which are at least 50 acres or larger.

§ 54-2 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 6-16-2003 by Ord. No. 424]
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not less than $200 nor more than $500 for each and every offense.