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Legislation #: 010168 Introduction Date: 1/25/2001
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/18/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-263, Discharging firearms generally, by enacting in lieu thereof one new section that allows the discharge of weapons on airport property pursuant to a wildlife management program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/25/2001

Prepare to Introduce

1/25/2001

Referred Aviation Committee

2/7/2001

Advance and Do Pass

2/8/2001

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 010168

 

Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-263, Discharging firearms generally, by enacting in lieu thereof one new section that allows the discharge of weapons on airport property pursuant to a wildlife management program.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 50-263, Discharging firearms generally, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 50-263. Discharging Firearms generally.

 

It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of the city to shoot or discharge any gun, revolver, air rifle or air gun, pistol or firearms of any description, whether it is loaded with powder or ball or shot or with blank cartridges, or any kind of explosives whatsoever; provided that nothing contained in this section shall apply to persons discharging firearms in the defense of person or property; or to legally qualified sheriffs or police officers and other persons whose bona fide duty is to execute process, civil or criminal, make arrests or aid in conserving the public peace; or to persons discharging blank cartridges as a final salute at a military funeral or memorial service as members of a ceremonial firing party or firing squad; or to persons discharging firearms while engaged in a wildlife management program under the control of the city on property on or around its airports owned or leased by the city through the aviation department.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney