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ORDINANCE NS-1011 AM-ENDING THE SANTA ANA <br />MUNICIPAL CODE BY ADDING SECTION 10-149 <br />TO ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 10 THEREOF RELATING <br />TO DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the discharge of firearms within a metropolitan, <br />urban area involves an inordinate risk to the well-being and <br />safety of fellow citizens; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, it is felt that such extremely hazardous conduct <br />must be closely controlled; <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA <br />DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby <br />amended by adding Section 10-149 to Article I of Chapter l0 <br />thereof to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 10-149. Discharqe of Firearms. <br /> No person, except in self defense, shall discharge, or <br />cause or allow the discharge of any rifle, shotgun, pistol, <br />revolver, or any other firearm, or any airgun, gas gun, or <br />any other weapon which emits a projectile as a result of <br />pressure at the breech, unless said person has first obtained <br />permission in writing from the Chief of Police, and then <br />only in compliance with all the conditions contained in said <br />permission. This Section does not apply to any peace officer <br />in the discharge of his duty. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That this ordinance shall take effect thirty <br />days from and after the date of its adoption. <br /> <br /> PASSED AND ADOPTED by the city Council of the city of Santa <br />Ana at its regular meeting held on the 4th day of May, 1970. <br /> <br />ATTEST: <br /> <br />MAYOR <br /> <br />STATE OF CALIFORNIA) <br />COUNTY OF ORANGE ) <br />CITY OF SANTA ANA ) <br /> <br />SS <br /> <br /> I, FLORENCE I. MALONE, do hereby certify that I am the Clerk <br />of the Council of the City of Santa Ana; that the foregoing Ordinance <br />was introduced to said Council at its regular meeting held on the <br />20th day of April, 1970, and was again considered by said Council at <br />its meeting held on the 4th day of May, 1970, and was at said meeting <br />passed and adopted by the following vote, to wit: <br /> <br />AYES, <br /> <br />COUNCILMEN:Nerrin, Evan., Markel, Patterson, Villa, <br /> Yamamot o, Griset <br /> <br />NOES, <br /> <br />COUNCILMEN: None <br /> <br />ABSENT, <br /> <br />COUNCILMEN: None <br /> <br />CLERK OF THE COUNCIL <br /> <br /> <br />