Town of Abington, MA
Plymouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Abington 4-3-2006 ATM by Art. 8.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
General penalty — See Ch 1, Art I.
Explosives and flammable materials — See Ch 75, Art I.
Underground storage of flammable fluids — See Ch 75, Art II.
Editor's Note: This Article also superseded former Ch. 71, Firearms and Explosives, derived from Ch. 8, Sec. 4, of the 1992 Town of Abington Bylaws.
[Amended 6-6-2016 ATM by Art. 9]
No person shall fire or discharge any firearm or explosive of any kind within the limits of the Town except with a permit issued by the Board of Selectmen related to a Town sponsored or private event which commemorates or celebrates a federal, state, or local holiday or a historical, cultural, or community event; provided, however, that this Bylaw shall not apply to the lawful defense of life or property nor to any law enforcement officer acting in the discharge of his duties. Any person violating this Bylaw shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $300 for each offense.
[Added 6-6-2016 ATM by Art. 9]
Notwithstanding § 71-1, this Bylaw shall not apply to hunting or trapping on private property, subject to any applicable state law or regulation. Hunting or trapping on all Town-owned land shall be prohibited except with a permit issued by the Board of Selectmen in connection with public health, safety, or welfare.