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Oswego, Kansas 67356

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Ord 1407 UPOC

ORDINANCE NO. ­­­­1407

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING PUBLIC OFFENSES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE "UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE FOR KANSAS CITIES," EDITION OF 2018, WITH CERTAIN OMISSIONS, CHANGES AND ADDITIONS; PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 11-101 AND 11-102 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. INCORPORATING UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE. There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating public offenses within the corporate limits of the City of Oswego, Kansas, that certain code known as the "Uniform Public Offense Code," Edition of 2018, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas, save and except such articles, sections, parts or portions as are hereafter omitted, deleted, modified or changed. One official copy of said Uniform Public Offense Code shall be marked or stamped "Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 1407," with all sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omission or change and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance, and filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours.

SECTION 2. Subsection 6.16 of Article 6 of the Uniform Public Offense Code relating to Giving a Worthless Check is hereby omitted and deleted.

SECTION 3. Subsection 10.6 of Article 10 of the Uniform Public Offense Code relating to Air Gun, Air Rifle, Bow and Arrow, Slingshot, Paintball Gun or BB Gun are hereby omitted and deleted. The following will apply toward Air Gun, Air Rifle, Bow and Arrow, Paintball Gun or BB Gun:

All weapons must be used in a safe manner. Persons under eighteen years shall not shoot any type of weapon except under the direct supervision of a responsible adult.                        

(a) Shooters must use a proper backstop, large and strong enough to stop any type of                                 projectile used.

(b) Shooters must not shoot in the direction of other property owners unless a proper                                backstop is in place.

(c) Shooters may not shoot across alley or roadways.

(d) Shooters shall not shoot while on another person’s property without that person’s                                permission.

SECTION 4. Sections 11-101 and 11-102 of the Code of the City of Oswego, Kansas are hereby amended.

SECTION 5. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Labette Avenue.

Passed by the Council and approved by the Mayor this 13th day of August, 2018.

 

 F.W. Cunningham, Jr., Mayor

Attest:

Carol J. Eddington, City Clerk

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