545.05  AIRGUN; BOW AND ARROW; AIR RIFLE; SPEAR.
   (a)    No person shall use, shoot or in any manner discharge an air rifle, air pistol or arms of a similar nature, operated by any force and commonly called air guns and air pistols, at any time, or at any place, within the City.
   (b)    No person shall use, throw, shoot or in any manner discharge a dart, spear, crossbow, slingshot, bow and arrow or weapon, arm or implement of like nature, at any time within the City; except, that it shall not be unlawful for a person or members of his family or their guests to use any of the weapons, arms or implements named in this subsection (b) upon his own property; provided, however, that the force of the weapon, arm or implement used, or the force with which the weapon, arm or implement is thrown, shall not carry the projectile thereof beyond the confines of his own property.
   (c)    Upon conviction of the violation of either subsection (a) or (b) hereof the court shall impound the weapon, arm or implement used in committing such crime, for a period of not less than thirty days nor more than one year, in the discretion of the court.
   (d)    No parent or guardian of a minor child, or committee of an insane person shall knowingly permit his minor child, or ward to commit any act in violation of any of the provisions set forth in subsection (a) or (b) hereof. In the event of a violation by a minor child or ward of any provision of subsection (a) or (b) hereof, then any parent or guardian of a minor child, or committee of the insane person, who shall have permitted the purchase by or for, or a gift to this minor child, or ward, of any of the above described weapons, arms or implements, shall be deemed prima facie to have knowingly permitted his minor child, or ward, to have violated the provisions of subsections (a) or (b) hereof.
   (e)    Any person who, without the permission of a parent or guardian of a minor child, or committee of an insane person, purchases for or makes a gift to a minor child, or insane ward, of any of the weapons, arms or implements described in subsections (a) or (b) hereof shall, in the event of the violation of either of subsections (a) or (b) hereof,  by such minor child or ward, be subject to the penalty provided in Section 501.99.
(1967 Code §14-2 to 14-6)