Warren County, VA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Warren County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Hunting — See Ch. 110.
[Adopted 1-3-1989]
It shall be unlawful for any person to transport, possess or carry a loaded shotgun or loaded rifle in any vehicle on any public street, road or highway within Warren County, Virginia. Any violation of this article shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $100. Game wardens, Sheriffs and all other law enforcement officers shall enforce the provisions of this section.
The provisions of this article shall not apply to duly authorized law enforcement officers or military personnel in the performance of their lawful duties nor to any person who reasonably believes that a loaded rifle or shotgun is necessary for his personal safety in the course of his employment or business.
[Adopted 9-6-1995]
A. 
Except as hereinafter provided, the shooting of firearms is prohibited in the following designated subdivisions or other areas of the County which are, in the opinion of the Board of Supervisors, so heavily populated as to make such conduct dangerous to the inhabitants thereof:
[Amended 3-18-1997]
(1) 
Within the boundary lines of Skyland Estates Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Map 23A, Sheets 1 through 6.
(2) 
Within the boundary lines of Shenandoah Shores Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Map 13C, Sheets 1 and 2.
(3) 
Within the boundary lines of Aspen Hill Farms (Skyview Section), as shown on Warren County Tax Map 22A, Section 4.
[Added 10-17-2000]
(4) 
Within the boundary lines of Lake Front Royal Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Map 39C.
[Added 4-20-2004]
(5) 
Within the boundary lines of all sections of Blue Mountain Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Maps 15A; 16A; 24A, Sheets 1 and 2; 24B, Sheets 1 and 2; and 24D.
[Added 11-16-2004]
(6) 
Within the boundary lines of Apple Mountain Lake South Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Map 31C.
[Added 5-16-2006]
(7) 
Within the boundary lines of High Knob Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Maps 31B and 31B1.
[Added 8-19-2008]
(8) 
Within the boundary lines of Stonewall Estates, as shown on Warren County Tax Map 11G.
[Added 7-21-2009]
(9) 
Within the boundary lines of Cedarville Heights, as shown on Warren County Tax Map 13E.
[Added 1-17-2017]
(10) 
Within the boundary lines of Bowling View Subdivision, as shown on Warren County Tax Maps 13 and 14C.
[Added 9-19-2017]
B. 
There shall be erected appropriate signs where they may reasonably be seen, designating the boundaries of said subdivisions and areas in which shooting of firearms is prohibited.
C. 
For purposes of this article the term "firearms" shall not include air-operated or gas-operated weapons, which weapons have no component involving an explosive charge, detonation, ignition or gunpowder or similar flammable or explosive device or substance.
D. 
This section shall not apply to any law enforcement officer in the performance of his official duties nor to any other person whose said willful act is otherwise justifiable or excusable at law in the protection of his life or property.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be subject to the penalty set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-11, of the Warren County Code.