§ 132.20  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purposes of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AIR RIFLE.  Any instrument in which the propelling force is a spring or air.
   FIREARM.  Any pistol, rifle, shotgun or other instrument using either gunpowder, gas or any means of rocket propulsion, capable of discharging a projectile composed of any material which may reasonably be expected to cause lethal injury, but shall not include archery equipment, underwater fishing guns, air rifles, flare guns, or blank pistols.
   PISTOL.  Any firearm with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length and using either gunpowder,  gas or  any  means of rocket  propulsion,  capable of discharging a projectile composed of any material which may reasonably be expected to cause lethal injury, but shall not include flare guns or blank pistols.
   RIFLE.  Any firearm with a barrel or barrels more than 16 inches in length and using either gunpowder, gas or any means of rocket propulsion, capable of discharging a projectile composed of any material which may reasonably be expected to cause lethal injury, but shall not include archery equipment, flare guns or underwater fishing guns. In addition, any rifle capable of firing shot but primarily designed to fire single projectiles will be regarded as a RIFLE.
   SHOOTING RANGE.  Any place specifically designed or subsequently modified for providing a location for the discharge of firearms for purposes of test firing firearms, teaching, practicing or competition in marksmanship.
   SHOTGUN.  Any firearm with a barrel or barrels more than 18 inches in length and using either gunpowder, gas or any means of rocket propulsion, capable of discharging a series of projectiles of any material which may reasonably be expected to cause lethal injury. Any shotgun capable of firing single projectiles but primarily designed to fire multiple projectiles such as shot will be regarded as a SHOTGUN.
(Ord. 2000-12, passed 6-19-00)