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(A) Weapons on village property prohibited. No person shall possess or carry in or on any village building and its appurtenant premises, whether openly or concealed, any weapon as described in G.S. 14-269(a) or G.S. 14-415.10.
(B) Exemptions. This section shall not apply to those individuals exempted under G.S. 14-269(b).
(C) Posting of signs required. The Village Manager is hereby directed to post appropriate signage on each building or portion of a building now or hereafter owned, leased as lessee, operated, occupied, managed, or controlled by the village, as well as the appurtenant premises to such buildings notifying persons entering therein that weapons described in G.S. § 14-269(a) and G.S. § 14-415.10 are prohibited therein. The signage shall enumerate those weapons described in G.S. § 14-269(a) and G.S. § 14-415.10 which are: handguns, bowie knife, dirk, dagger, slung shot, loaded cane, metallic knuckles, razor, shurikin, stun gun, or other deadly weapon of like kind. The signage shall further note that the village prohibits firearms of any type in any building or appurtenant premise thereof owned or operated by the village. The signage shall further note that an ordinary pocket knife with a blade of less than five inches in length is not prohibited by village ordinance.
(D) Location of signs. The signs shall be visibly posted on the exterior of each entrance by which the general public can access the building or appurtenant premise. The Village Manager shall exercise discretion in determining the necessity and appropriate location for other signs posted on the interior of the building or appurtenant premises.
(E) Violations. Any person who possesses or carries a weapon on village property where prohibited shall be punished as provided by state law.
(Am. Ord. 95-25, passed 10-23-95; Am. Ord. 2013-12, passed 10-28-13; Am. Ord. 2014-01, passed 1-27-14)