[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Southampton 6-3-1938. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Shooting, gaming, hunting and the discharging or firing of any gun, pistol or other weapon or firearm in any part of the Village of Southampton within 500 feet of any dwelling or building occupied by any person as a dwelling, or on any street or highway or within 500 feet of any street or highway, are hereby prohibited.
The provisions of this chapter shall not be construed as applying to any act of self-defense or in the discharge of official duty, or to any act of any owner of real property while upon his said property or to any act of any other person upon such property with the consent of the owner thereto previously given.
[Amended 1-29-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982; 7-11-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.