[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Great Neck Estates 10-2-1979 by L.L. No. 6-1979 (Ch. 64 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes, without limitation, any gun, handgun, pistol, rifle, fowling piece, shotgun, cannon, blank-cartridge pistol, air gun or spring gun.
- Includes, without limitation, firecrackers, rockets, torpedoes or toy pistols which can be loaded with powder (other than paper caps).
The storage, firing, discharge or use of firearms, ammunition, fireworks and other explosives and the explosion of gun powder and/or gun cotton in the Village of Great Neck Estates is hereby prohibited, except where specifically permitted by this chapter or by state law.
The sale or exposure for sale of firearms, ammunition, fireworks or other explosives within the Village is hereby prohibited.
The Board of Trustees may grant permission for the storage, possession or use of high or low explosives or fuse or electrical blasting caps in the Village, subject to reasonable conditions or restrictions, upon application in writing, setting forth facts to demonstrate that such storage, possession or use is in conformity with laws of the State of New York otherwise applicable.
The Board of Trustees may grant permission for the storage of any firearm or ammunition therefor within the Village, subject to reasonable conditions or restrictions, upon written application setting forth facts demonstrating that the said storage is in conformity and in compliance with all other applicable laws of the State of New York.
The provisions of this chapter shall not be applicable to firearms or ammunition therefor in the possession of members of the military forces of the United States or the State of New York or law enforcement officers duly authorized to possess such firearms or ammunition therefor under the laws of the State of New York or the United States of America.