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Township of Lower Merion, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Lower Merion 4-24-1950 by Ord. No. 966. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Disorderly conduct — See Ch. 111, Art. VI.
It shall be unlawful and it is hereby prohibited for any person, persons, firms or corporations to store, sell or offer or expose for sale at retail or have in their possession with intent to sell at retail or with intent to use in the Township of Lower Merion any air gun, air pistol or spring gun or any implement not a firearm which impels with force a pellet of any kind. "At retail" shall mean any sale of less than one dozen such articles or any sale to anyone not a bona fide dealer therein.
[Added 1-24-2004 by Ord. No. 3700]
A. 
It shall be unlawful and it is hereby prohibited for any person, persons, firms or corporations to store, sell or offer or expose for sale at retail or have in their possession in the Township of Lower Merion any air gun, air pistol or spring gun or any implement not a firearm which impels with force a pellet of any kind. "At retail" shall mean any sale of less than one dozen such articles or any sale to anyone not a bona fide dealer therein.
B. 
It shall be illegal to have in one's possession a paintball gun or paintball marker on a highway in Lower Merion Township, unless the paintball gun or marker is unloaded, and the propellant canister is either empty or removed from the device.
The Superintendent of Police is hereby authorized to seize, remove and destroy any air gun, air pistol or spring gun or any implement not a firearm which impels with force a pellet of any kind which shall be used or discharged in the Township of Lower Merion or which shall be held and possessed in violation of this chapter.
[Amended 9-21-1977 by Ord. No. 1802; 8-3-1988 by Ord. No. 3104]
Any person or persons, association or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine or penalty of not exceeding $1,000, to be collected before any District Justice as like fines or penalties are collectible.