(A)   No person shall discharge a loaded firearm within the corporate limits of the city.
   (B)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of unlawfully discharging a firearm, a misdemeanor of the first degree.
   (C)   This section shall not apply to those discharging firearms for rodent, animal or pest control and for recreational purposes, including, but not limited to, turkey and skeet shooting, on a parcel of land consisting of ten acres or more annexed to the city by Ord. 20-1997, passed 1-10-1997, which annexed 499.5366 acres from Franklin Township, approved by Summit County Council on or about 11-18-1996; provided that, such discharge occurs more than 500 feet from a residence or occupied building or structure.
(Ord. 161-1997, passed 11-24-1997)