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Borough of West View, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Borough of West View 11-8-1978 by Ord. No. 1227 (Ch. 69 of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Playgrounds and recreation centers — See Ch. 216.
It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, partnerships, joint ventures or corporations to discharge a rifle, air rifle or other air gun of any kind and description which impales with force a pellet of any kind, or to discharge a bow and arrow, slingshot, shotgun or any firearm or weapon from which a shot or other object is discharged, within the Borough of West View.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to properly authorized law enforcement officers acting in their line of duty or in training, nor to the discharge of weapons in the defense of persons or property or by members of duly organized gun, rifle or archery clubs, or their bona fide guests, or by members of military organizations, upon the ranges of such clubs or organizations under the control and supervision of the duly constituted officers of such clubs or organizations, or by the patrons of commercial ranges, if any.
Any person who shall be convicted of violating or failing to comply with the provisions of this chapter before the Magisterial District Judge shall be subject to and punishable by a fine of not more than $300, together with the costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, said violator shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.