Town of Boothbay Harbor, ME
Lincoln County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Boothbay Harbor 3-4-1991 by ATM Art. 15 (as part of Art. 10 of the 1958 ordinances.) Amendments noted where applicable.]
In the area between the Middle Road and east to Route 27, the Boothbay Harbor northern town line and south to the waters of Mill Cove, no person may discharge or cause to be discharged any firearm other than a shotgun. Excepted is the use of a small handgun for coon hunting required by law.
Lobster Cove Road and south: The open (out of doors) discharge of any firearm south of a line represented by the center line of Lobster Cove Road is prohibited. The line drawn or represented by the center line of Lobster Cove Road will be so taken and accepted as beginning at the water's edge west of the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Lobster Cove Road. From said beginning the line is drawn in an easterly direction following the center line of Lobster Cove Road, including the center line of Wall Point Road and Harris Point Road, ending at the waters of Linekin Bay. It is not the intent of this section to or in any way restrict or prohibit the use of a firearm by a law enforcement officer or an agent thereof in the performance of normal duties, or by a citizen in the legitimate exercise of self-defense.
[Added 5-5-1997 by ATM Art. 54]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
A weapon designed or redesigned, made or remade to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed shotgun shell to fire through a smooth bore either a number of ball shot or a single projectile for each single pull of the trigger.
[Amended 5-1-1995 by ATM Art. 63]
A person who violates this section shall be subject to civil action in court, and person(s) found in violation of this chapter will be subject to a penalty as set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty, of this Code. All such fines shall accrue to the municipality.