ORDINANCE #5-2015 Firearms

FIREARMS ORDINANCE NO. 5-2015

 

THE VILLAGE OF BARRYTON ORDAINS,

1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO DISCHARGE ANY FIREARM OR OTHER INSTRUMENT PRODUCING A LIKE EFFECT AND OR NOISE WITHIN THE CORPORATE VILLAGE LIMITS, EXCEPT IN THE LAWFUL DEFENSE OF HIS PERSON OR PROPERTY, OR AS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW.

A. EXCEPTIONS – IF YOU OWN 7.5 OR MORE ACRES OF CONTINUOUS PROPERTY IN THE VILLAGE LIMITS YOU SHALL BE ABLE TO USE A SHOTGUN, MUZZLELOADER AND/OR BOW AND ARROW INCLUDING A CROSSBOW FOR HUNTING OR TARGET PRACTICE PENDING THAT IT IS IN A SAFE AND LAWFUL MANNER. (NO RIFLES OR OTHER UNSPECIFIED FIREARMS OR WEAPONS ALLOWED)

B.PER STATE LAW – FIREARM HAS TO BE MORE THAN 450 FEET AWAY FROM ANY BARN, HOUSE OR OTHER STRUCTURE WHEN BEING FIRED.

C. DUCK, GOOSE, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF BIRD, WILD GAME ANIMAL HUNTING NEAR, ON, OR OVER ANY WATER SUBSIDARY OR RIVER IS PROHIBITED IN VILLAGE LIMITS REGARDLESS OF HOW MANY CONTINUOUS ACRES OF PROPERTY YOU HAVE IN THE VILLAGE LIMITS. MINIMUM DISTANCE OF 450 FEET AWAY FROM A WATER SOURCE IS REQUIRED WHEN HUNTING ANY OF THESE TYPES OF ANIMALS.

PENALTY.

  1. The penalty for a violation of any of these subsections shall result in a Village civil infraction citation and shall include a fine of not less than $25 dollars and not more than $500, plus costs of not less than $9 and not more than $500. Costs may include all expenses, direct and indirect, to which the Village has been put in connection with the Village civil infraction up to the entry of judgment. The Village may seek or employ all other remedies and sanctions available under state law for municipal civil infractions.

SEVERABILTY.

The provisions of the Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable, and if any part is declared invalid for any reason by a Court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the remainder of the Ordinance which shall continue in full force and effect.

NOTICE TO BE PUBLISHED.

The village clerk shall publish this ordinance in the manner required by law.

THIS ORDINANCE AMENDMENT SHALL TAKE EFFECT THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION.  ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT ARE HEREBY REPEALED.

 

I hereby certify to the adoption of this ordinance at the _April 8, 2015__ council meeting and cause the same to be published as required by law.

Yeas__5____ Nays___0___

Ordinance declared: Adopted

 

Published :___April 17, 2015____  Effective Date;___May 8, 2015_______

 

___Deb Buehner____                                                ___Jennifer Trelfa_________

Village President                                                        Village Clerk