Chas. Ben. Darwin, Ordinances of the City of Burlington, with Head Notes and an Analytic Index Page 149-150, Image 149-150 (1856) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

  • Year:
  • 1841

Burlington City Ordinances, Shooting Batteries, Be it ordained by the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Burlington, § 1. That when application shall be made to the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Burlington in council assembled, by any gunsmith conducting a gun shop in said city, it may be lawful for said Council to authorize the committee on internal improvements to instruct the applicant in what manner and of what materials he shall erect a shooting battery within said city, and said committee are required in all cases when such application is made, to judge of the propriety of erecting such battery upon the ground of the applicant, having special regard to the location. § 2. And be it further ordained, that every shooting battery in said city shall be kept in good and safe condition by the owner or occupant, and upon complaint being made of the insecurity of any shooting battery in said city, it may be lawful to deprive such owner or occupant of the right to use such battery, and subject him to all the penalties applicable to the case of firing guns, etc. under the ordinance on misdemeanors. § 3. That no person other than the gunsmith for whose special benefit this privilege is granted, shall be permitted to shoot at a mark or fire any gun at said battery, and shooting at said battery by said gunsmith shall be allowed by law.