Borough of Mount Gretna, PA
Lebanon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Gretna 8-27-1965 by Ord. No. 76; amended in its entirety 8-5-2013 by Ord. No. 193. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
No person, other than a duly appointed police officer, while in the performance of his/her official duties, shall fire or discharge any firearm within the residentially built up Mount Gretna Borough.
Nothing herein contained shall prohibit the use of firearms as hereinafter defined:
Any person licensed to hunt in this commonwealth and engaged in hunting as defined and regulated by the Pennsylvania Game and Wildlife Code, (34 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq., as amended);
Any person over the age of 18 using a firearm to control wildlife and protect cultivated crops, fruit trees, vegetables, livestock, poultry or other property; provided, however, that such use of the firearm shall comply with the requirements of Pennsylvania Game and Wildlife Code.
Any person who discharges a firearm in defense of his or her person or property.
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $600 and the cost of proceedings.