Township of Washington, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Washington 10-26-1995 by Ord. No. 26-1995 as Sec. 4-7 of the 1994 Code; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Paintball guns — See Ch. 155.
Firearms in parks — See Ch. 164, § 164-2.
The discharge of any firearms, bow and arrow, crossbow, slingshot, air gun, spring gun, gas gun or any other device which impels a projectile through the use of force is prohibited in the Township of Washington.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Any duly appointed law officer in the course of his or her official duty.
B. 
The use of firearms when necessary for the preservation of human life.
C. 
The use of firearms when hunting in conformity with the applicable laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey.
D. 
Use of a firearm on a licensed pistol, rifle or firearm range and under the supervision of the Police Department.
Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I.