Borough of Bradford Woods, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bradford Woods 8-2-1954 by Ord. No. 124. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Hunting — See Ch. 137.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 160.

§ 118-1 Definitions.

The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings ascribed in this section unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
AIR GUN
Any gun which uses air under pressure from pumping or other means to discharge missiles at a muzzle velocity in excess of 200 feet per second.[1]
FIREARM
Any pistol, revolver, rifle or shotgun which discharges a bullet, cartridge, shell, shot or other missile propelled by the burning or explosion of gun power.
[1]
Editor's Note: The original definition of "toy air gun," which immediately followed this definition, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 118-2 Discharge prohibited. [1]

From and after the effective date of this chapter, no firearm or air gun, as defined in this chapter, shall be fired or discharged anywhere within the limits of the Borough of Bradford Woods, except by those persons and in those circumstances permitted by the Pennsylvania Crimes Code (18 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.), as amended, or any other law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Section 3, which immediately followed this section and which prohibited the discharge of toy air guns, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 118-3 Violation by minors.

Any parent of a child who has not reached his or her 18th birthday, who knowingly permits such child to violate the provisions of this chapter, shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalties hereinafter provided.

§ 118-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction before the District Justice having jurisdiction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, be subject to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).