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SECTION 7.23 LIMITATION ON POSSESSION OF PAINT BALL GUNS AND/OR PAINT BALLS

As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings:

Paint Ball Gun: A devise designed for the propulsion of a pellet containing a colored fluid which is not water soluble.

Paint Ball: A pellet containing a non-water soluble fluid designed to burst and release said fluid upon impact.

No person under the age of 18 shall possess a paint ball gun or paint balls while on any public way, park, playground, school ground, city cemetery or property under the control of the City of Malden.

No person shall possess a paint ball or paint ball gun within the City of Malden, except when actively engaged in a permitted activity or traveling to or from a facility licensed for the conduct of games involving the use of said equipment.

Every person engaged in the sale of paint ball guns or paint balls as described herein shall provide prospective buyers with a copy of this ordinance prior to completion of the sale.

Violation of this section may be punished in the manner provided in MGL Chapter 40, Section 21D by a fine of $300.00.