(a)   The hunting of animals or fowl within the municipality is prohibited. No person shall hunt, kill or attempt to kill any animal or fowl by the use of firearms or any other means. However, nothing in this section shall be deemed to prohibit the killing of rats and other undesirable rodents authorized to be killed by the Chief of Police using means for this killing which are also authorized by the Chief.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.