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Frisco Citizen
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Username: Scottwil01

Post Number: 5
Registered: 06-2005
Posted on Monday, January 28, 2008 - 01:19 pm:   

Is it legal or illegal to build and use a potato launcher in Frisco. My kids want to build one to launch potatoes in a nearby field. I am concerned on the legality issues from state or city police departments. Please advise
 

Todd Renshaw, Chief of Police
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Username: Todd

Post Number: 369
Registered: 01-2002
Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 - 10:26 am:   

It is illegal and very unsafe.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any BB gun, pellet gun, gun, pistol, rifle, or firearm of any kind within the city limits, except within a properly secured indoor firearms range, constructed and maintained in accord with National Rifle Association specifications and standards or upon a range owned and operated by a governmental entity.

(e) The terms "gun," "pistol," rifle," and "firearm" as used in this section shall not only be defined as to include all percussion weapons, but shall also include all air guns, air pistols, air rifles, and all other firearms using air pressure to propel a projectile.

http://www.municode.com/resources/gateway.asp?pid=13745&sid=43
 

David Daniel
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Username: Daved9313

Post Number: 4
Registered: 05-2006
Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 - 11:02 am:   

Is it legal to shoot archery in the city (safely of course)?
 

Todd Renshaw, Chief of Police
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Username: Todd

Post Number: 371
Registered: 01-2002
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 11:33 am:   

The only prohibition I can find would be for city parks.

b. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry or discharge firearms (unless permitted under subsection (18)a of this section), fireworks (unless permitted under subsection (18)c of this section), air guns, bows and arrows, slingshots or any device which would or could project any object which would or could create a fire hazard or any danger to the public in a park, except with joint written approval of the parks and recreation director and the city's fire chief, or their authorized designee.

http://www.municode.com/resources/gateway.asp?pid=13745&sid=43

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