0722 – Firearms, BB Guns, Pellet Guns, & Explosives

ORDINANCE NO. 722

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE USE OF FIREARMS, B-B GUNS, PELLET GUNS, AND EXPLOSIVES IN THE CITY LIMITS OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as follows:

            Section 1.  No person shall fire or discharge any gun, pistol or firearm of any description in the city limits of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, except with the written permission of the Mayor or Board of Aldermen.

            Section 2.  No person shall fire or discharge any B-B gun, pellet gun or air rifle of any description in the city limits of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, except on their own property, and shall not then fire or discharge such gun in any manner that would cause damage to any person or property.

            Section 3.   No person shall explode or set off any thing containing powder, or other combustible or explosive material without permission from the Mayor or Board of Aldermen in writing, which permission shall limit the time of such firing and shall be subject to be revoked by the Board of Aldermen or Mayor at any time after it has been granted.

            Section 4.  If any minor child shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance, the parent of such child shall be liable for the damage caused by such violation.

            Section 5.  Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $100.00 or by imprisonment in the city jail not exceeding three month, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

            Section 6.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.

            Section 7.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

            Read three times and passed this 11th day of June 1968.

Approved this 11th day of June, 1968

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Marvin Hurst-Mayor

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Harriett Caldwell-City Clerk

 

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