[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Burlington by Ord. No. 8-1997 (Ch. 9.16 of the 1996 Municipal Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The discharge of any firearms, bow and arrow, crossbow, slingshot, air gun, spring gun, gas gun or any other device which impels a projectile through the use of force is prohibited in the City of Burlington.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
Any duly appointed law officer in the course of his or her official duty.
The use of firearms when necessary for the preservation of human life.
The use of firearms when hunting in conformity with the applicable laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey.
Use of a firearm on a licensed pistol, rifle or firearm range and under the supervision of the Police Department.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $2,000, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof.