Township of Robinson, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Robinson 10-6-1958 by Ord. No. 263-1958; amended in its entirety 8-14-1989 by Ord. No. 16-1989 as Ch. 6, Part 3, of the 1989 Code. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Park regulations — See Ch. 182, Art. II.

§ 135-1 Discharge of firearms prohibited.

Except in necessary defense of person and property and except as provided in § 135-3 of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to use, fire or discharge any gun or other firearm within the Township of Robinson.

§ 135-2 Use of air rifles, bow and arrows or similar devices restricted.

It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any air rifle, air pistol, spring gun, spring pistol, B-B gun, bow and arrow, or similar device, or any implement that is not a firearm but which impels a pellet of any kind with a force that can reasonably be expected to cause bodily harm, at any place within the Township of Robinson, except as provided in § 135-3 of this chapter and except on a target range which is properly constructed to trap or stop the projectile, as ascertained by the Chief of Police.

§ 135-3 Exceptions.

This chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Persons licensed to hunt in this commonwealth while actually engaged in hunting where permitted under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania;
B. 
Members of any organization incorporated under laws of this commonwealth engaged in target shooting upon the grounds or property belonging to or under the control of such organization; and
C. 
Any law enforcement officers when used in the discharge of their official duties.

§ 135-4 Violations and penalties.

Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.