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ORDINANCE 2221 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />REPEALING THE PORTION OF SECTION 18.70.015 THAT ALLOWS <br />THE DISCHARGING OF FIREARMS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION I <br />Town Code Chapter 18 is amended to read as follows: <br />Sec. 18.70.015. Same— Exceptions. <br />(a) The provisions of section 18.70.010 shall not apply to or affect sheriffs, constables, <br />marshals, police officers or other duly appointed peace officers in the discharge of <br />their duties; nor to any other person summoned by any such officer to assist in <br />making arrests or preserving the peace, while such person is actually engaged in <br />assisting such officer; nor to members of the Army, Navy or Marine Corps of the <br />United States, nor to the National Guard members, when on duty; nor to <br />organizations which are authorized by the United States of America to use such <br />firearms; nor to members of any lawfully organized club when using such firearms <br />for the purpose of practicing shooting at targets upon established target ranges; nor <br />to persons using firearms in necessary self - defense, and in a careful manner; nor to <br />persons using firearms in a careful manner in a bona fide shooting gallery; nor to an <br />owner or written permittee carefully discharging firearms in an adequately <br />protected indoor range on such owner's property. <br />SECTION II <br />This Ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of <br />Los Gatos on September 16, 2013, and adopted by the following vote as an ordinance of the Town <br />of Los Gatos at a regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos on October 7, <br />2013. This Ordinance takes effect 30 days after it is adopted. <br />