Article II. Weapons

9.08.090 Provisions not applicable to police officers.

The provisions of this article shall not apply to police officers executing their duties within the city limits.

(Ord. O-10-93 § 4 (part), 1993; prior code § 9-2-21)

9.08.100 Loaded guns.

It is unlawful to carry any loaded gun within the city limits.

(Prior code § 9-2-22)

9.08.110 Discharge of firearms unlawful—Device seized as contraband.


It is unlawful to fire, or discharge, any rifle, pistol, shotgun, air rifle, pellet gun, or other device which may be potentially harmful to any person or property. Any device used in violation of this section may be declared to be contraband and may be permanently seized upon conviction of the offense.


This section shall not be construed to abrogate or abridge the right of defense of person and/or property, nor shall it apply to theatrical or like performances.

(Prior code § 9-2-23)

(Ord. No. O-15-13, 12-19-2013)

9.08.120 Pointing or presenting firearms.

It is unlawful for any person to present or point at any other person any loaded or unloaded firearm and, upon conviction therefor, any such person shall be punished by fine or imprisonment. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to abridge the right of self- defense, nor shall it apply to theatrical or like performances.

(Prior code § 9-2-24)

9.08.130 Concealed weapons.

It is unlawful for any person to carry concealed about his person in the city any dirk, metal knuckles, razor, ice pick, hawkbill knife or any spring or clasp knife, which has a blade more than three inches in length, or other weapon usually used for the infliction of personal injuries. Any weapon so carried concealed shall be forfeited upon conviction of a violation of this section.

(Prior code § 9-2-25)

9.08.140 Drawing weapons in affray.

It is unlawful for any person to draw a knife, gun, pistol or any other dangerous or deadly weapon in any affray or disturbance or at any time to threaten another with physical violence with such, except in a reasonable and necessary exercise of the right of defense of person or property.

(Prior code § 9-2-26)