[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Town of Manchester as Secs. 10-41 to 10-44 of the 1996 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Unlawful discharge of firearms — See C.G.S. § 53-203.
Except as provided in this chapter, no person other than peace officers acting in discharge of their duties as such, members of the military or naval forces of the United States or of this state acting in discharge of their duties as such, and persons acting in defense of person or property, shall discharge any firearm, including toy pistols and cannons.
The Chief of Police may, upon written application and after due investigation and subject to such conditions and safeguards as may be reasonably necessary to insure the public welfare, issue a permit to an organized target shooting and sporting club authorizing qualified members and guests of such club to participate in target shooting on premises owned, leased or operated by such club.
Permits issued pursuant to this chapter shall be effective for a period of one year from the date of issuance. The Chief of Police shall have the right to revoke any such permit if, in his opinion, such revocation will be for the public welfare.
The Chief of Police shall keep a written record of each permit issued pursuant to this chapter.