Town of Chelmsford, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Chelmsford 1926. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-9-1974 ATM by Art. 42]
No person shall fire or discharge any firearms or explosives of any kind within the limits of any highway, park or other public property, except with the possession of written permission of the Board of Selectmen, or on any private property, except with the possession of written consent of the owner or legal occupant thereof; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to the lawful defense of life or property nor to any law enforcement officer acting in the discharge of his or her duties. Any person violating this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than $50 for each offense.
[Added 1954 ATM by Art. 105; amended 1955 ATM by Art. 36]
The Chief of the Fire Department shall include in his or her annual report and cause to be published in the Town Annual Report the following information: amount of explosives, of all classes, stored in magazines in the Town of Chelmsford.
No person or corporation may store explosives in excess of 1,000 pounds unless the entire premises where the explosives are stored shall be enclosed by a sufficient fence capable of keeping unauthorized persons from said premises and sufficiently fireproof in construction to prevent grass or brush fires entering such premises.
[Added 1967 ATM by Art. 50; amended 1971 ATM by Art. 63]