TITLE 9

 

PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE

 

Chapters:

9.04    Firearms

 

 

Chapter 9.04

 

FIREARMS

 

Sections:

9.04.010         Firearms defined.

9.04.020         Discharge of firearms in city prohibited.

9.04.030         Exceptions.

 

9.04.010         Firearms defined.

    As used in this chapter, “firearm” means any weapon designed to shoot bullets or other potentially lethal missiles by means of an explosive charge, or other means of propulsion, including but not limited to hand guns, rifles and shotguns. (WFC § 1020.2)

 

9.04.020         Discharge of firearms in city prohibited.

    It is unlawful to discharge any firearm within the city; provided, however, that this section shall not be construed to prohibit any officer of the law from discharging a firearm in the performance of his/her duty, or any citizen from discharging a firearm when lawfully defending person or property. (WFC § 1020.1)

 

9.04.030         Exceptions.

    Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, the city, acting through the city council, may, by written permit allow shooting outside of designated limits on particular occasions or in designated places. (WFC § 1020.3)