[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Town of Mount Airy 2-7-1983 by Ord. No. 129. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes any pistol, revolver, handgun, rifle, shotgun, air pistol, air rifle and any weapon capable of firing or discharging a bullet, shot, pellet or projectile, except an air rifle firing lead pellets known as "BB's."
It shall be unlawful to discharge any firearm or compound bow within the limits of the Town of Mount Airy; provided that this chapter shall not be construed to prohibit any law enforcement officer from discharging a firearm in the performance of his duties nor to prohibit any citizen from discharging a firearm when lawfully defending person or property.
[Amended 12-2-1985 by Ord. No. 144]
Any violation of this chapter is hereby declared to be municipal infraction.