(A)   Except as provided division (B) below, it shall be unlawful for any person to possess or carry concealed about his or her person any weapon in city-owned buildings and parks. For purposes of this section and prohibition, the term WEAPON shall refer to and include any weapon listed in G.S. § 14-269 and any deadly weapon of like kind.
   (B)   This section and prohibition shall not apply to the following persons:
      (1)   Officers and enlisted personnel of the armed forces of the United States when in discharge of their official duties as such and acting under orders requiring them to carry arms and weapons;
      (2)   Civil officers of the United States while in the discharge of their official duties;
      (3)   Officers and soldiers of the militia and the national guard when called into actual service; and
      (4)   Sworn law enforcement officers.
   (C)   A conspicuous notice shall be posted at each entrance to any property set forth in division (A) above stating: “Possession of weapons or carrying a concealed handgun is prohibited.”
   (D)   Weapons possessed in violation of this section are hereby declared to be contraband. The Chief of Police or his or her designee shall hold such weapon for disposal pursuant to court order. In the absence of any court order, the weapon shall be destroyed.
(1997 Code, § 131.04) (Ord. passed - -) Penalty, see § 131.99