(a)   No person shall carry a dangerous weapon on his or her person or within or upon any vehicle, concealed or otherwise, except as otherwise specifically provided for in this section, on any of the streets or other public places in the City or on any private property frequented or visited by the public for purposes of education, recreation, amusement, entertainment, sports or shopping, or providing or receiving services.
   (b)   "Dangerous weapon" means any article or device which is designed or reasonably adapted for use as an offensive, dangerous or deadly weapon.
   (c)   For the purpose of this section, "firearm" means any device or part of a device, by whatever name known, which is designed or readily converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive, expansion of gas or air, or escape of gas or air. "Dangerous weapon" means any
   (d)   The provisions of this section shall not apply to members of the Armed Forces, National Guard or other employees of the Federal Government, the states and their political subdivisions who are required to carry firearms as part of their official duties and who are engaged in the performance of their official duties, or to a person who possesses a duly authorized license or permit to do so.
   (e)   This section shall not apply to the transportation of an unloaded weapon which is broken down, enclosed in a case, carried in the trunk of a vehicle or otherwise inaccessible from the interior of the vehicle.
(Ord. 26-A-7.  Passed 7-2-85; Ord. 2009-07.  Passed 4-21-09.)