City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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CROSS REFERENCES
Power to regulate — See 3rd Class § 2403(26) (53 P.S. § 37403(26)).
Lost or stolen handgun — See Art. 739.
[Ord. 8601 § 1, passed 11-8-1950]
No person shall sell, offer or expose for sale within the City to any minor under 18 years of age any air rifle or air pistol, commonly known as a B-B gun, slingshot or any similar device.
[Ord. 8601 § 2, passed 11-8-1950]
No minor under 18 years of age shall use, or possess with the intent to use, within the City any of the aforesaid devices.
[Ord. 8601 § 3, passed 11-8-1950]
No person owning or having in his custody any of the aforesaid devices shall permit any minor under 18 years of age to use the same within the City.
[Ord. 8601 § 4, passed 11-8-1950]
The Chief of Police is authorized to seize, remove and destroy any of the aforesaid devices which may be used or discharged within the City by any minor under 18 years of age, or which may be found in his possession with intent to be used within the City.
[Ord. 1-1975 § 1, passed 1-8-1975]
(a) 
As used in this section certain words are defined as follows:
(1) 
FIREARM — Any pistol, revolver, shotgun or rifle.
(2) 
AIR RIFLE — Any air gun, air pistol, spring gun, spring pistol, B-B gun, or any gas powered pistol or gun, or any implement that is not a firearm, which impels a pellet of any kind.
(b) 
No person shall discharge any firearm or air rifle from or across any street or public land or any public place, except on a properly constructed target range.
[Ord. 8601 § 5, passed 11-8-1950; Ord. 1-1975 § 1, passed 1-8-1975]
(a) 
Whoever violates any of the provisions of Sections 725.01 through 725.04 shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $10 nor more than $100 with costs and, upon default of payment of penalty and costs, be imprisoned not more than 30 days.
(b) 
Whoever violates any of the provisions of Section 725.05 shall be guilty of a summary offense, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both.