§ 89.21  POSSESSION OF FIREARMS OR AIR RIFLES PROHIBITED ON TOWN-OWNED PROPERTIES.
   (A)   Except as provided in the following divisions of this section, no person may possess a firearm or air rifle in any town-owned building or on the grounds or parking areas of any such building.
   (B)   The Town Manager or designee shall post all town-owned buildings and the grounds and parking areas of such buildings with signage notifying persons that concealed handguns are prohibited in those buildings and areas. Only where such postings have been made shall the foregoing prohibition of division (A) on possession of firearms be effective with respect to a person carrying a concealed handgun pursuant to a valid concealed-carry permit.
   (C)   Division (A) above shall not apply to law enforcement officers acting in lawful performance of their duties, to any person specifically authorized by the Town Manager to possess a firearm in town-owned buildings or on the grounds or parking areas of such buildings, or to private persons acting in justifiable self-defense or pursuant to the lawful directions of a law-enforcement officer.
   (D)   Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prohibit a person from storing a firearm within a motor vehicle while the vehicle is on the grounds or parking area of a town building.
(Ord. passed 12-16-2019)
Cross-reference:
   See also with respect to prohibitions on firearm possession in town parks and other recreational facilities, see Town Code §§ 100.01 and 100.03
Statutory Reference:
   See also G.S. 14-409.40(f), G.S. 14-415.13 and G.S.160A-189