Ordinances – TOWNSHIP OF LINWOOD

ANOKA COUNTY,

MINNESOTA

AN ORDINANCE ADDING ORDINANCE 703.02 FIREARMS, SECTION 3, PART 2 HUNTING ON TOWN PROPERTY PROHIBITED, OF CHAPTER VII, NUISANCES AND OFFENSES, OF THE LINWOOD TOWN CODE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 23rd day of May 2017, a new ordinance entitled FIREARMS was adopted by the Town Board of Linwood, Minnesota. Due to the lengthy content of the Ordinance, a brief summary follows:

Subd. 1 Authority. Identifies the authorities used in preparation of said Ordinance.

Subd. 2 Policy. Identifies the purpose of the Ordinance.

Subd. 3 Construction and Definitions. Clarifies language used in the Ordinance.

Subd. 4 Applicability. Ordinance applies to all persons within the Township.

Subd. 5 Exclusion for Law Enforcement Officers and Defense of Person. Ordinance does not apply to on-duty law enforcement officers and to a person defending their person or family.

Subd. 6 Discharge of Firearm. Prohibits the discharge of firearms within certain areas of the Township.

Subd. 7 Permitted discharges; restrictions. Identifies permitted discharges.

Subd. 8 Discharge of Firearm So As To Endanger. Prohibits the discharge of firearms within the Township that may endanger the health, safety or property of another.

Subd. 9 Penalties for Violation. Identifies the consequences for violation(s) of this Ordinance.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage and publication, as required by law. A copy of the Ordinance can be viewed during office business hours at the Town Hall. An additional copy of the Ordinance will also be on file at the Anoka Public Library and posted in the Township Posting Box.

/s/ Michael Halliday,

Chairman of Town Board

ATTEST:

/s/ Pam Olson, Town Clerk

Published in the

Forest Lake Times

June 15, 22, 2017

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