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Sec. 70-2. Same--Amendments

Section 10.1(a)(5) is deleted.

Section 10.6 Section 10.6, Air Gun, Air Rifle, Bow and Arrow, Slingshot or BB Gun of the Uniform Public Offense Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

AIR GUN, AIR RIFLE, BOW and ARROW, SLINGSHOT or BB GUN. The unlawful operation of an Air Gun, Air Rifle, Bow and Arrow, Slingshot or BB Gun is the shooting, discharging or operating of any Air Gun, Air Rifle, Bow and Arrow, Slingshot or BB Gun, within the City, except by permit authorized by the City for deer hunting or within the confines of a building or other structure from which to projectiles cannot escape provided that Bow and Arrow may be used in an open air archery range meeting the following requirements.

1)An open, flat plain with a clear and unobstructed field of distance. The maximum distance between archer and target shall be no more than 40 yards.

2)Target shall be situated so that any path, target, road or building is located with a 30 degree arc centered perpendicular with the shooter and target extending a minimum of 40 yards behind the target.

3)A target backstop be constructed which is at least 12 feet wide and eight feet high behind each target. The backstop is to be constructed and maintained using a material, which would capture and trap arrows shot into it. The material used must not cause arrows to be deflected in another direction.

4)A secondary earthen backstop consisting of an earthen berm, material hill or excavated face shall be provided. The secondary backstop should be at least 30 feet wide and 16 feet high.

5)Operation of an archery range shall be allowed between the hours of sunrise and sunset.

Unlawful operation of an Air Gun, Air Rifle, Bow and Arrow, Slingshot or BB Gun is a Class B Violation.


(Ord. No. 7000, § 2, 11-21-89; Ord. No. 7104, § 2, 9-22-92; Ord. No. 7194, § 2, 11-15-94; Ord. No. 7225, § 1, 8-8-95; Ord. No. 7235, § 2, 10-10-95; Ord. No. 7282, § 2, 9-10-96; Ord. No. 7321, § 2, 8-12-97; Ord. No. 7372, §§ 1, 3, 8-11-98, Ord. No. 7425, § 1, 3, 9-28-99; Ord. No. 7474, § 2, 3, 9-12-00; Ord. No. 7495, §§ 2, 3, 7-10-01; Ord. No. 7578, § 2, 8-26-03; Ord. No. 7621, § 2, 9-14-04; Ord. No. 7669, § 2, 9-13-05; Ord. No. 7705, § 2, 9-12-06; Ord. No. 7737, § 2, 8-14-07; Ord. No. 7777, § 2, 9-9-08)