Township of Hamilton, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Hamilton 6-17-2014 by Ord. No. 14-036. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Except as noted in Subsection D:
A. 
No person shall, within the territorial limits of the Township, hunt, attempt to hunt, cast an arrow or discharge firearms of any type, including rifles, shotguns, pistols, air guns and BB guns, at any time.
B. 
At no time shall hunting of any kind be permitted on Township-owned or leased property.
C. 
No person shall cast an arrow or discharge any firearm upon or across any state, county or Township road or highway.
D. 
No person except the owner or lessee of the property, or persons specifically authorized by the owner in writing, shall hunt, cast an arrow, discharge a firearm or have in his possession a nocked arrow or loaded gun while within the safety zone established pursuant to state law.
A. 
Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the use of firearms for the protection of life, persons or property.
B. 
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any archery, pistol, shotgun or rifle range equipped with proper safeguards for the protection of life and property, or operated by any club under the control and supervision of the duly constituted officers of such club, and the duly authorized Hamilton Township Police Division pistol range.
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to the penalties provided for in § 1-2, Violations; penalties, of this Code.