[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ashland May 1993 Special Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-19-1998 ATM, Art. 31]
No person shall fire or discharge any bow and arrow within the limits of any highway, park or other public property, except with the written permission of the Board of Selectmen, or on any private property, except with the written consent of the landowner or legal occupant thereof. No person shall fire or discharge any rifle, shotgun or handgun of .22 caliber or larger within the limits of the Town of Ashland, except on a range or in an area designated for such purpose and approved by the Chief of Police in writing.
Nothing in this chapter shall curtail the use of firearms by police or other law enforcement officers nor the right of self defense nor legally justified protection of one's property.