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File #: 16-1443    Version: 1 Name: 10/17/16 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 115
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/17/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/14/2016 Final action: 11/14/2016
Enactment date: 10/17/2016 Enactment #: ORD-16-22
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Section 9:261, 9:262, 9:263, 9:269 and 9:274 of Chapter 115 (Weapons and Explosives) of Title IX of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-16-22)
Attachments: 1. 16-22 Chapter 115 Weapons and Explosives Amendment.pdf, 2. Chapter 115 Amendment.pdf, 3. Chapter 115 Amendment.pdf

Title

An Ordinance to Amend Section 9:261, 9:262, 9:263, 9:269 and 9:274 of Chapter 115 (Weapons and Explosives) of Title IX of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-16-22)

Memorandum

Chapter 115, Weapons and Explosives, has been revised to comply with recent amendments to Michigan’s firearms laws. 

 

The proposed ordinance amendments:

                     Update the definitions of firearms and weapon

                     Make restrictions on possession of weapons or firearms in public places consistent with their statutory regulation

                     Add statutory transportation requirements for bows

                     Allow for the possession, discharge and transportation of a firearm in public in connection with a permit issued by the State of Michigan for a City Council approved wildlife management protocol

 

Staff

Prepared by:  Mary Joan Fales, Senior Assistant City Attorney

Reviewed by:  Tom Crawford, CFO/Finance and Administrative Services Administrator

Approved by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Body

(See Attached Ordinance)