Town of New Windsor, MD
Carroll County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of New Windsor by Ord. No. 97-105 (Ch. 6.16 of the 1998 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 135.
It is unlawful for any person, except while on his or her own premises, to carry concealed upon his or her person any firearms; razor, metallic knuckles, dirk, switchblade knife or other weapon or instrument commonly used for the purposes of infliction of personal injury, provided that this chapter shall not apply to law enforcement officers while engaged in the exercise of their duties as such officers, nor shall it apply to persons duly licensed pursuant to law to carry concealed firearms. Any weapon or instrument found on any person in violation of this section shall be subject to confiscation.
It is unlawful for any person to discharge a gun, rifle, pistol or other firearm, air rifle, slingshot, bow and arrow, crossbow, or other weapon or instrument which discharges a projectile capable of inflicting bodily injury within Town limits, except in the lawful defense of person or property and except in the performance of a lawful duty, provided that this chapter shall not apply to the use of blank ammunition at athletic events, military funerals and other functions at which the use of blank ammunition is appropriate. Any weapon or instrument so discharged in violation of this section shall be subject to confiscation.