CITY OF EAST LANSING
ORDINANCE NO. 1214
AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL SECTIONS 26-193 AND 26-
194, AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 26-195 AND 26-196 OF
DIVISION 2 - HANDGUNS AND OTHER WEAPONS - OF
ARTICLE III - OFFENSES INVOLVING PUBLIC SAFETY
OF CHAPTER 26 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EAST
THE CITY OF EAST LANSING ORDAINS:
Sections 26-193 and 26-194 of Division 2 of Article III of Chapter 26 of the Code of the
City of East Lansing are hereby repealed and Sections 26-195 and 26-196 of Division 2
of Article III of Chapter 26 are hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 26-195. Confiscation.
Any firearm found or possessed contrary to state law may be confiscated by the
chief of police or his or her designee as a public nuisance and shall be delivered to the
Commissioner of State Police of Michigan for his/her disposition as said commissioner
may prescribe. Any other weapon found or possessed contrary to this chapter or state
law may be confiscated by the chief of police as a public nuisance and forfeited to and
disposed of by the chief of police.
Sec. 26-196. Additional restrictions on sale, transfer or possession of fire arm.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to give, deliver, sell, loan, or otherwise
transfer a pistol to any person under the age of 18 except as permitted
pursuant to subsection (a)(2) of this section.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to possess a pistol
unless he/she is under the direct supervision of a qualified adult and said
handgun is being used for the purpose of target shooting at a recognized
(b) No person shall sell, deliver, transfer, or convey possession or control of a
firearm, loaded or unloaded, or ammunition to any person who is under the influence of
intoxicating liquor or controlled substances or a combination of same.
(c) No person who is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled
substance or any combination thereof shall carry, possess, control, or use in any
manner a firearm, loaded or unloaded, or ammunition in a public place, or in any city
park or recreational facility.
(d) Any person who violates subsection (3) of this section shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 93 days or a fine of not
more than $100, or both.
Edit:misunderstanding... sorry, Venator