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Discharge of Firearms and Projectiles Bylaw, 2011

Bylaw related to firearms

The Discharge of Firearms and Projectiles Bylaw

The Discharge of Firearms and Projectiles Bylaw No. 2011-14 was established to regulate the discharge of firearms within the city.

Overview:

  • Firearm includes any device from which any shot, bullet, missile or other projectile can be discharged and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes a rifle, shotgun, pistol, revolver, spring gun, pellet gun, air gun, longbow, compound bow, crossbow or slingshot.
  • The Chief of Regina Police Service is authorized to administer and enforce this bylaw and delegate any police officer the power, duty or function assigned to the Chief of Police.
  • No person shall cause, permit or allow the discharge of a firearm in the city, excluding the exceptions outlined in this bylaw. 

Consequences:

There are fines in place for individuals and/or corporations who do not comply to the regulations within the bylaw. Fines can reach up to $5,000.

Report a bylaw infraction:

If you know of a bylaw violation and would like to report it, please contact Service Regina by calling 306-777-7000 or using the online service request form.

Note:

This page is an overview of these regulations. Refer to the bylaw for detailed information. The Office of the City Clerk keeps the latest version of each bylaw on file and will provide a copy upon request.