Town of Westminster, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting 11-12-1974 by Art. 2 as Art. XIV, Sec. 2, of the 1975 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall fire or discharge any firearm, air rifle, bow and arrow or slingshot within 500 feet of any occupied dwelling or 100 feet of any street, across a public way or on any private posted grounds, except with the consent of the occupant thereof; provided, however, that this chapter shall not apply to the use of such weapons at any military exercise or in the lawful defense of the person, family or property of any citizen, nor to any act or duty required or justified by law.
[Amended ATM 5-2-2015 by Art. 42]
Hunting and firearms are prohibited in Hager Park, the Rambler Recreation Area, and the Crocker Pond Recreation Area.