Borough of Emerson, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Emerson 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 628 as Chapter 59 of the 1966 Code of the Borough of Emerson. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Police Department — See Ch. 77.
No person shall hunt game of any kind with firearms within the limits of the Borough of Emerson, nor shall any person fire or discharge, or cause to be fired or discharged, any firearm within the limits of said Borough except as herein otherwise stated.[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 59-2, Exception as to hunting on own land, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 2-18-2003 by Ord. No. 1218.
Nothing herein contained shall prohibit target practice by the Police Department or the discharge of any firearm by a police officer in the discharge of his duties.[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 59-4, Target practice, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 2-18-2003 by Ord. No. 1218.
Editor’s Note: Former §170-3, Hunting permitted within certain area, was repealed 2-20-2018 by Ord. No. 1550-18.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Any pistol, revolver, gun or air gun, shotgun or rifle.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, in the discretion of the court or Judge before which or whom such conviction shall be had.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).