[HISTORY: 1984 Code §§ 64-1—64-5 as amended through December 31, 2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall fire or discharge within the limits of the city any cannon, gun, pistol, revolver, firearm, firecrackers or fire-works of any description.
This chapter shall not apply to the following:
Police officers charged with the enforcement of the law if such officers are on duty.
The use of a pistol or revolver in defense of life or property.
Fireworks display authorized by permit of the city.
Licensed hunters during legal hunting season when such weapons are permitted.
Use of blank cartridges for signal purposes in athletic events.
Railroads for signal purposes.
- Shall mean any weapon as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1r.
Where any person(s) is found firing or discharging such weapons hereby prohibited, any police officer of the city shall be expressly authorized and directed to confiscate such weapons and deliver them to the Chief of Police, who shall retain the same as authorized by the Director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.