Town of Sykesville, MD
Carroll County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Sykesville 3-14-1986 by Ord. No. 144. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-12-2001 by Ord. No. 223a]
It shall be unlawful for any person to use, fire, discharge or activate any firearms, electrical devices such as stun guns, air rifles, sling shots, fire crackers, torpedoes, or other explosives, or any other deadly or dangerous weapons within the corporate limits of Sykesville, except as provided in § 84-2 of this chapter.
Use of explosives to clear a lot or building site of rock is permitted, provided that:
A. 
Such demolition is performed by a contractor duly licensed for the use of explosives in the State of Maryland;
B. 
Such activity is performed in accordance with Maryland law and contractor's fulfillment of all regulatory requirements of Maryland law, including, but not limited to, inspection, as necessary, of the site by the State Fire Marshal;
C. 
Satisfaction of the foregoing conditions are properly evidenced to the Town Manager at least 48 hours prior to commencement of such activity; and
D. 
The time for such activity is reviewed and approved by the Town Manager and Chief of Police.
The devices, firearms, weapons and explosives listed in § 84-1 of this chapter shall be considered deadly or dangerous weapons, and it shall be unlawful for any person to carry them concealed on his body.
Any person found violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine of not to exceed $1,000.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).