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Bountiful
›› City Ordinance 10-1-109. Firearms and Weapons.

It is unlawful:
  1. to hunt within the City limits of Bountiful;
  2. to discharge any air gun, BB gun, slingshot, crossbow, bow and arrows, or similar contrivance;
  3. to discharge any firearm within the City, or when the projectile will come to rest or is intended to come to rest within the City limits. This shall not apply, however, to peace officers acting within the scope of their duties, or to those acting in reasonable self-defense, or to patrons of a lawfully operated shooting range.
www.bountifulutah.gov/
Centerville
›› City Ordinance 13-30-3-11. Discharging Firearms.

It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any rifle, gun, pistol, shotgun, air gun, bean shooter, flipper, slingshot, or other instrument, firearm, or BB gun within the limits of the City, except in self-defense; provided, however, that persons duly licensed to hunt wild fowl by the appropriate state agency may discharge shotguns in the course of such lawful hunting in those portions of the City lying between the west line of the I-15 Freeway and the west City limits and from the north line of Parrish Lane (400 North) to the north City limits, and provided further that no such firearms, air guns, or BB guns shall be discharged within 600 feet from any building, house, barn, or other structure. This provision shall not apply to peace officers in the discharge of their lawful duties, or target shooting or competition at a City-approved gun range or in connection with a City-approved target-shooting program.

www.centervilleut.net/
Clearfield
›› City Ordinance 5-3-2.

No shooting in City Limits, includes pellet guns, slingshots and archery tackle. Except in accordance with Utah Statutes in approved areas during Dove and Pheasant season.

www.clearfieldcity.org/
Clinton
›› City Ordinance 13-1-1.

No hunting or shooting in Clinton City Limits.

www.clintoncity.com/
Farmington
›› No shooting is allowed in Farmington City Limits.

www.farmington.utah.gov
Fruit Heights
›› City Ordinance 10-6. Discharge of firearms.

It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun within the limits of Fruit Heights City, whether said gun be loaded with blank or live cartridges or projectiles of any kind. This section shall not apply to:
  1. The discharge of guns on any target, trap or skeet range, or shooting area after the erection in proper place of a proper backstop or barrier for the protection of the person and property of others, as determined by inspection and approval in writing by the Davis County Sheriff or his duly authorized agent, or
  2. The discharge of guns by any person in a private basement or cellar target range, or
  3. The discharge of guns by any person where necessary to protect life or property or to kill any dangerous animal, or
  4. Any duly authorized peace officer acting in the proper performance of his official duties, or
  5. The discharge of blank cartridges in theatrical performances or sporting events, or
  6. The firing of salutes by firing squads at military funerals, or
  7. The discharge of shotguns if the discharge is not within six hundred feet of a building and is not in such a direction and distance that it would endanger motorists, and as long as the shotguns are discharged during a legal hunting season for which shotguns are the acceptable weapon as determined and proclaimed by the Utah State Division of Wildlife Resources and the Wildlife Board. Said discharge of shotguns for upland game bird or waterfowl hunting must be in full compliance with the Wildlife Resources Code of Utah and any regulations of the Division of Wildlife Resources and shall only be allowed in such areas as are designated annually by the Fruit Heights City Council, but shall not be allowed in any City Park.
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Kaysville
›› City Ordinance 6-6-2. Discharge of Guns Prohibited; Exceptions.

  1. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun within the limits of Kaysville City, whether said gun be loaded with blank or live cartridges or projectiles of any kind.
  2. The provision of Subsection 6-6-2(1) shall not apply to:
    1. The discharge of guns on any target, trap or skeet range, or shooting area after the erection in proper place of a proper backstop or barrier for the protection of the person and property of others, as determined by inspection and approval in writing by the Police Chief or his duly authorized agent, or
    2. The discharge of guns by any person in a private basement or cellar target range, or
    3. The discharge of blank cartridges in theatrical performances or sporting events, or
    4. The firing of salutes by firing squads at military funerals, or
    5. The discharge of shotguns if the discharge is not within six hundred feet of a building and is not in such a direction and distance that it would endanger motorists, and as long as the shotguns are discharged during a legal hunting season for which shotguns are the acceptable weapon as determined and proclaimed by the Utah State Division of Wildlife Resources and the Wildlife Board. Said discharge of shotguns for upland game bird or waterfowl hunting must be in full compliance with the Wildlife Resources Code of Utah and any regulations of the Division of Wildlife Resources and shall only be allowed in such areas as are designated annually by the Kaysville City Council , but shall not be allowed in any City Park.
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Layton
›› City Ordinance 9.60.020. Discharging Firearms.

  1. It is unlawful for any person to discharge any gun, rifle or pistol within the city limits, except:
    1. In self-defense when legally allowed to do so;
    2. By any peace officer in the discharge of his duty;
    3. In the case of target shooting, if in a proper place and breastwork or battery for the protection of the citizens has been erected, and written approval of such structure has been given by the police chief.
  2. Shotguns may be discharged if the discharge is not within six hundred feet of a building and is not in such a direction and distance that it would endanger motorists, and as long as the shotguns are discharged only during a special hunt where written permission has been given by the appropriate state agency authorizing out-of-season hunting with shotguns.
  3. It is unlawful for any person to engage in the act of hunting or to carry an uncased firearm in the open under conditions which may reasonably be construed as hunting in the area within the corporate limits of Layton City
  4. As used in this section, "hunting" is the search for or pursuit of any wild game animal, bird or mammal, with the purpose of capturing or killing or attempting to capture or kill the animal, regardless of whether such kill or capture is actually effected. "Hunting" shall not be construed to mean the pursuit of such game animals through the use of snares or animal traps or when the game is to be taken by falconry, except that nothing under this section shall be construed so as to prevent the Division of Wildlife Resources from controlling, maintaining or otherwise managing wildlife within Layton City.
www.laytoncity.org/public1
North Salt Lake
›› City Ordinance 13-30-3-11. Discharge firearms and hunting.

  1. Discharge of Firearms Prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any firearm (any gun, revolver, pistol, rifle or firearm of any kind or nature, or any air gun or any other such type instrument designated to propel or throw missiles.) within the limits of the City except as otherwise specifically provided in the following sections.
  2. Firearms May Be Discharged.
    1. At the City Police target range, (a private range);
    2. At a regularly conducted school as part of a supervised course of instruction;
    3. At a regularly organized gun club, shooting range where the range and facilities have been approved by the City Council;
    4. In self defense or in any case of any peace officer in the discharge of his duty;
    5. In areas of the city designated as hunting areas provided that no firearms shall be discharged within six hundred (600) feet of any house, dwelling or other structure.
  3. Designated Hunting Areas.
    A person properly licensed under the laws of Utah to engage in hunting within the State may discharge firearms while so engaged within the below designated areas of the City during the designated hunting seasons:
    1. That section of property in the very northwest part of our City—being bordered on the north by our City limits and on the east by the large metal light poles and on the south and west by the Jordan River.
    2. This area is bordered on the south by Davis County and Salt Lake County lines, on the east by our City limits, on the north by our City limits and on the west generally on the old Bonneville Lake level. Again, no hunting within six hundred (600) feet of a residence building or street.
www.nslcity.cc/
South Weber
›› City Ordinance 5-3-2. MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES.

  1. Discharging Firearms: It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any rifle, gun, pistol, pellet gun, or any other instrument which expels a projectile within the limits of South Weber City, except under the following circumstances:
    1. In self-defense.
    2. In the case of any peace officer in the discharge of his duties.
    3. During regular pheasant hunting or dove hunting season as determined and proclaimed by the Utah State Division of Wildlife Resources and the Wildlife Board. Such pheasant hunting or dove hunting must be in full compliance with the Wildlife Resources Code of Utah and any regulations of the Division of Wildlife Resources and shall only be allowed in such areas as are designated annually by the City Council. (1998 Code)
www.southwebercity.com/
Sunset
›› Shooting only in accordance with Utah Statutes.

www.sunset-ut.com/
Syracuse
›› Shooting only in accordance with Utah Statutes.

www.syracuseut.com/
West Bountiful
›› City Ordinance 9.24.10. Firearms and Weapons.

It is unlawful:
  1. To hunt within the city limits of West Bountiful;
  2. To discharge any air gun, BB gun, slingshot, crossbow or similar contrivance within the city limits; or,
  3. To discharge any firearm within the city, or when the projectile will come to rest or is intended to come to rest within the city limits. This shall not apply, however, to peace officers acting within the scope of their duties, or to those acting in reasonable self-defense, or to patrons of a lawfully operated shooting range.
www.westbountifulcity.com/
West Point
›› Shooting only in accordance with Utah Statutes.

www.westpointcity.org/
Woods Cross
›› City Ordinance 8-06-090. Firearms and Explosives.

No person shall carry or discharge any firearms, firecrackers, rockets, or any other fireworks or explosives within a City park except persons who have obtained a special permit from the City to put on a fireworks.

www.woodscross.com/
Unincorporated Area
›› Utah State Code regarding firearms restrictions in unincorporated areas will be enforced.
Utah State Code - Title 53, Chapter 5a, Section 101
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Farmington, Utah 84025
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