[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waynesboro 10-18-1951 by Ord. No. 444 (Ch. VI, Secs. 7 through 11 of the 1970 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Peace and good order — See Ch. 190.
[Added 3-25-1970 by Ord. No. 682]
No person shall, except in necessary defense of person or property, fire or discharge any gun or other firearm within the Borough of Waynesboro. Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $5 or more than $100 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 10 days.
The Chief of Police of the Borough of Waynesboro, or responsible persons designated by him over the age of 21 years, may discharge on the streets, alleys, or private property owned or controlled by such persons within the Borough limits, a flobert rifle, air gun, spring gun, firearm, or any implement which impels with force a metal pellet of any kind, for a particular purpose.
No such permits shall be granted to irresponsible persons or to minors. Applications for such permits and the permits shall be in the form prescribed by the Borough Manager of the Borough of Waynesboro. The permittee shall be responsible for any damage to persons or property caused by the use of such firearm in the Borough limits. Bonds with approved sureties may be required.
At the time of application for such permit, the applicant shall pay the sum of $1.
This chapter shall not authorize the discharge of any rifle larger than a 22-caliber within the Borough limits. This chapter is prepared in accordance with the provisions of Act No. 287, approved by the Governor August 17, 1951, it being an amendment to the penal code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.