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Ord #20A

AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 20
AN AHENDMENT TO THE ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE FIRING OR DISCHARGE
OF FIRE ARHS OR PISTOLS IN THE CORPORATE LIHITS OF THE TOHN OF JOHNSON,
HASHING TON COUNTY, ARKANSAS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
\ffiEREAS, the Town of Johnson, Arkansas, on the 28th of October,
1969, passed and approved Ordinance No. 20 to prohibit the firing or
discharge of fire arms or pistols in the corporate limits; and
WHEREAS, it is felt by the governing body of the Town of Johnson,
Arkansas, to be in the best interest of the town that said ordinance be
amended to allow firing and discharge of fire arms and pistols on and
within the newly designated Johnson Police firing range;
NO\i, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOHN COUNCIL OF THE TOliN OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, that:
Section 1 of Ordinance No. 20 shall be amended to read as follm.;rs:
uSECTION 1: No person, firm or corporation shall fire or discharge
a fire arm or pistol using either powder, gas, air or chemical as a
propellant within the Corporate limits of the Town of Johnson, Washington
County, Arkansas, except:
(a) On and within the officially designated Johnson Police
firing range and only under the range rules and regulations
as set out by the Johnson Police Department; or
(b) On and within districts zoned as nAgricultural11
; or
(c) For the protection of life or property.
All other provisions and sections of Ordinance No. 20 shall not be
amended, changed or otherwise affected by the Amendment and shall
remain in full force and effect.
This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its
passage.
PASSED AND APPROVED this the ..l.2_ day of _ _<YL'c"-c:":::E:~h.._"il=c=-""'-=- 1983.