Borough of Millersville, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Millersville 8-2-1954 by Ord. No. 64; amended is its entirety 7-25-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-5. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Firearms in parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 270.

§ 173-1 Discharge of firearms prohibited.

Except in necessary defense of person and property and except as provided in § 173-3 of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to use, fire or discharge any gun or other firearm within the Borough.

§ 173-2 Use of air rifles, bows 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 Borough, except as provided in § 173-3 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.

§ 173-3 Exceptions.

This chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
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.
B. 
Any law enforcement officers when used in the discharge of their official duties.

§ 173-4 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 plus costs and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.