[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Islandia during codification; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes a weapon which acts by the force of gunpowder or from which a shot is discharged by the force of an explosion, as well as an air rifle, an air gun, a BB gun, a slingshot, a bludgeon and a bow and arrows.
- Includes all areas within the Village of Islandia.
The purpose of this chapter is to prohibit any person from discharging a firearm in those areas of the Village of Islandia in which such activity may be hazardous to the general public or nearby residents.
The discharge of firearms is deemed hazardous to the general public and, therefore, is prohibited in all areas of the Village of Islandia.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.