Town of South Hadley, MA
Hampshire County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of South Hadley 1-11-2017 STM by Art. 14. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Town-owned land. No person shall discharge a firearm or arrow on any land owned by the Town, except on land designated by the Selectboard and on file with the office of the Town Clerk.
B. 
Private property. No person shall hunt or discharge a firearm on posted private property without the permission of the owner, pursuant to MGL c. 131.
C. 
Exceptions. This section shall not apply to the lawful defense of life or property, or to any discharge of firearms in accordance with law enforcement, at any military exercise, for the purpose of construction or sport shooting at an established gun-sporting club.
No person shall discharge an air, pellet, paint-ball or other weapon used to shoot projectiles on Town-owned land, public ways, or on private property other than said person's own property or the property of the person's parents, children, grandparents or their respective spouses without permission of the owner of the land upon which discharge of such weapons will take place.