Chapter 2
MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSESlinklink

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7.02.01: FIREWORKS:
7.02.02: UNSAFE DISCHARGE OF WEAPONS IN LYON COUNTY:
7.02.03: INTERFERENCE WITH POLICE DOGS:
7.02.04: POLITICAL SIGNS:

7.02.01: FIREWORKS:linklink


It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, discharge or set off any rocket, squib, firecracker or other fireworks of any description within the County.

The penalty for provisions of this section shall be as prescribed in section 1.04.01 of this Code. (1973 Code §10.20.010)
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7.02.02: UNSAFE DISCHARGE OF WEAPONS IN LYON COUNTY:linklink


A. Definitions: As used in this section, the following definitions apply:

FIREARM: As used in this chapter, is defined by Nevada Revised Statutes 202.253.

PEACE OFFICER: As used in this chapter, is defined by Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 289.


B. Unsafe Discharge Of Firearms:

1. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any firearm, gun, pistol, rifle, shotgun or other firearm contrary to Nevada Revised Statutes.

2. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, rifle, shotgun, black powder firearm, or other firearm within five hundred feet (500') of any: a) school property; or b) property located within Lyon County with the following zoning designations that are developed as described in section 15.300.06 of this Code, or any subsequent successor zoning ordinance or Lyon County Code with the following zoning designations: (Ord. 584, 2-18-2016, eff. 3-3-2016)

a. Suburban Residential Districts; (Ord. 584, 2-18-2016, eff. 3-3-2016; amd. Ord. 603, 11-1-2018)

b. Nonresidential Districts;

3. Exceptions:

a. This section shall not apply to peace officers in the discharge of official duties;

b. Person lawfully discharging a firearm in protection of life or in self-defense as defined in Nevada law;

c. Persons shooting in any regularly established and authorized rifle range, gun club, or shooting gallery, or participating in a historical reenactment organization;

d. Agricultural real property as defined by Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 361A.


C. Penalties: Any person violating the terms of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. In addition to any other penalty allowed by law, the court may require the person convicted to complete a court approved firearm safety course. (Ord. 584, 2-18-2016, eff. 3-3-2016)

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7.02.03: INTERFERENCE WITH POLICE DOGS:linklink

It is unlawful for any person to wilfully aggravate, annoy, harm or otherwise interfere or attempt any such act with any dog used by a law enforcement agency in the performance of the functions or duties of any such agency. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 295, 12-5-1985)
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7.02.04: POLITICAL SIGNS:linklink


A. Time Limits: Political signs may be erected no more than sixty (60) days before a primary election and shall be removed by the candidate within thirty (30) days after the applicable election.


B. Prohibited Locations: No political signs of any nature may be placed on Lyon County property or Lyon County rights of way. This includes the right of way on either side of a paved or unpaved county road, right of way for future county road, and all other county property which is used or occupied.

1. Political signs erected in these areas are a violation of law and may be removed by Lyon County without notice. When practicable, the county will provide a seven (7) day notice (which may be served by telephoning the violating party or posting the sign with a violation warning) prior to removing signs. Removed signs will be retained for thirty (30) days and then destroyed.


C. Compliance: All political signs shall comply with other local, state and federal law.


D. Criminal Penalties: Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by not more than six (6) months imprisonment in the Lyon County Jail or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by both such fine and imprisonment.


E. Civil Penalties: Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to a five hundred dollar ($500.00) fine and the person responsible for the violation shall be liable for the costs of removing any sign not in compliance with this section. (Ord. 435, 3-5-1998, eff. 3-27-1998)

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