[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Bethlehem 4-25-1973. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town Board is interested in promoting the health, safety and general welfare of the Town, including the protection and preservation of the property of the Town and of its inhabitants and of peace and good order.
No person shall carry or discharge a firearm in Town parks, Town playgrounds or other Town-owned property.
The prohibition contained in § 66-2 shall not apply to a law enforcement officer in the performance of his official duties, nor to a person carrying an unloaded firearm fully encased or an unloaded firearm contained in the luggage compartment of a motor vehicle.
[Amended 3-23-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1988]
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation under the Penal Law and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.