Borough of Essex Fells, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Essex Fells 12-14-1953 by Ord. No. 267 (Ch. 9.04 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Deer hunting on public property — See Ch. 105.
[Amended 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-898[1]]
No person shall set off, fire or discharge any revolver, pistol, gun, cannon, or firearm of any kind or character or hunt with a bow and arrow (except on Borough property in accordance with Chapter 105) within the corporate limits of the Borough; providing, always, that nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to extend to any military drills or maneuvers under competent supervision, to any target practice or competition in and upon a firing range approved by the Mayor and Council, or to any police or peace officer in discharge of his or her duties or to any person defending himself/herself, family or property.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also revised the title of this chapter from "Firearms" to "Firearm and Bow and Arrow Discharges."
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before the Judge of Municipal Court, suffer a fine or penalty of not in excess of $100 for the first offense and a fine or penalty not in excess of $200 for a second or subsequent offense.