pistols, revolvers, or firearms, carried under the permission obtained as provided in this Article.
§ 193-5. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances of the City of Albany, inconsistent with the provisions of this Article are hereby repealed.
§ 193-6. Purpose. The Common Council hereby finds that the storage, possession and display of firearms and the storage, possession and display of ammunition in the City of Albany require the regulation thereof in the public interest, convenience and necessity.
§ 193-7. Definitions. Unless otherwise expressly stated, whenever used in this Article, the following words shall have the meanings given to them by this section. When used herein: AMMUNITION -- Any projectile commonly known as a "bullet" or "shell." FIREARM -- Any weapon from which a shot is discharged by force of an explosive, or a weapon which acts by force of gunpowder, and shall include any weapon capable of being loaded with powder, ball or ammunition, and shall include any weapon which is otherwise capable of being loaded with powder, ball or ammunition, whether completed, assembled or from which any part or piece has been removed therefrom. PERSON -- Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
§ 193-8. Storage; Police Chief; Fire Chief. Firearms and ammunition for sale shall be kept secured at all times when the place in which they are held for sale is not open for business. The manner in which the firearms and ammunition are to be secured must be approved by both the Chief of Police and the Chief of the Fire Department upon receipt of appropriate application for such approval. Such approval shall in no case be unreasonably withheld.
§ 193-9. Exceptions. The regulations provided for herein shall not apply to personal possession, use or ownership of firearms or ammunition therefor.
§ 193-10. Report of theft or loss to Police Department. Any theft or loss of ammunition or firearms from a storage vault or otherwise shall be reported immediately to the Police Department of the City of Albany.
§ 193-11. Declaration of state of emergency by Mayor. In the event of disaster, riots, catastrophe, insurrection, war or acts of war and at which time the Mayor of the City of Albany or the Acting Mayor shall declare a state of emergency, then and in that event he may order such additional security measures as he may deem advisable.