10.26 Firearms - Discharge
10.26.010 Discharge of firearms--Prohibited.
10.26.020 Exceptions.10.26.010 DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS -- PROHIBITED.
No person shall discharge or fire any firearm within the city except as otherwise provided herein. For purposes of this chapter, "firearm" is defined as a gun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, BB gun, air gun, pellet gun, bow and arrow, crossbow, blow gun, slingshot or any other weapon of a similar nature designed to discharge a projectile propelled by the expension of a gas or a spring or any other device designed to throw or sling or otherwise project any solid object. (Ord. 1985-19 § 1, 1985; Ord. 1975-13 § 1 (part), 1975).10.26.020 EXCEPTIONS.
The provisions of Section 10.26.010 shall not apply to the following:
(a) To police officers, sheriffs, constables, marshals or other police officers, or any person summoned by any such officers to assist in making arrests or preserving the peace, or persons who are members of the armed services of the United States, or the National Guard, while such persons are acting in the lawful discharge of their duties;
(b) To persons using firearms in the lawful defense of self, third persons, or the user's property.
(c) To persons discharging or firing such firearms or causing them to be discharged or fired at a firing, shooting or target range authorized, established or maintained by a governmental entity with the consent of the operator and under supervision of a person qualified to be in charge of such range. (Ord. 1975-13 § 1 (part), 1975).