Ordinance No. 2014-15 | An Ordinance Regulating the Discharge of Firearms
TOWN OF BREITUNG
Ordinance 2014 – 15
An Ordinance Regulating the Discharge of Firearms
No person shall engage in hunting or shoot or discharge any firearm, air rifle, pellet gun, crossbow, bow, or any other weapon within the platted residential area of the Town of Breitung except as follows:
- Persons duly authorized to act as law enforcement officers, or members of the military forces of the United States or State of Minnesota in the discharge of their duties.
- For the destruction of animals, birds, or reptiles which are diseased, injured, dangerous, or causing destruction to property by persons specifically authorized to do so by law enforcement.
- Persons engaged in target shooting with bows and arrows, provided that such target shooting occurs at least two hundred feet (200’) from any land or building not owned by that landowner and that no one is endangered.
- Persons engaged in target shooting in an area designated by the Town of Breitung Board, specifically the Town of Breitung gravel pit on Thompson Farm Road, provided that such target practice is done on a day and/or time when the Soudan Transfer Station is not open, when the gravel pit is not in active use by Breitung Public Works and/or another commercial company, during daylight hours, and with prior notice to the Breitung Clerk’s Office and/or Breitung Police Department.
- Persons have met all other requirements under Minnesota Law for hunting, shooting and discharging of firearms.
Violation of the terms and provisions of this ordinance shall constitute a misdemeanor.