Maryland State and Local Weapons Laws

State and Local Weapons Laws

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Maryland State Laws and Regulations

State laws and regulations generally preempt county and other local laws, except for those made under the narrow authority granted to localities by MD Code, Criminal Law, § 4-209.

-Maryland Criminal Law, Title 3. Other Crimes Against the Person, § 3-202 Assault in the first degree
-Maryland Criminal Law, Title 4. Weapons Crimes
-Maryland Public Safety Article, Title 5. Firearms
-Maryland Code, Natural Resources, § 10-408. Regulations relating to weapons and ammunition for hunting
 Region Map (A is the lighter color)
-Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) - Title 29. Maryland State Police, Subtitle 03. WEAPONS REGULATIONS
-List of prohibitors from firearms possession under Maryland State law
-List of prohibitors from firearms possession under Federal law
-Also see the Maryland page from HandgunLaw.us - Maryland
-MSI Article on Magazines in Maryland
-MSI Maryland Wear and Carry Permit Guide - Places and Times in Which Firearms Can Not be Legally Carried by a Permit Holder

Looking for federal laws? Check out the USA page from Handgunlaw.us.


Allegany County

Allegany County Transit - Passenger Rules

Cumberland
-Part I - Charter, Crimes and Penalties, § 75. Carrying concealed weapons. (Repealed, September 20, 2022)
-Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, Article III. -Offenses Involving Public Safety, Division 2. -Weapons
-Chapter 15 Parks and Recreation, Article III. -Park Rules, § 15-54. Miscellaneous rules and regulations pertaining to city parks and parklets. (d)


Anne Arundel County

-Article 9. Crimes, Civil Offenses, and Fines, Title 1. Crimes, Subtitle 6. Weapons, § 9-1-601. Possession or discharge of firearms.
-Article 12. Public Safety, Title 6. Security Measures for the Sale of Firearms
-Article 12. Public Safety, Title 7. Miscellaneous Provisions, § 12-7-108. Distribution of literature to purchasers of guns or ammunition.
-Article 14. Recreation and Parks, Title 2. Prohibited Conduct in Parks, § 14-2-106. Fireworks, firearms, explosives.

Annapolis
-Charter and Code of the City of Annapolis, Title 11 - Public Peace, Morals and Welfare, Chapter 11.44 Weapons


Baltimore City

-Article 19. Police Ordinances, Subtitle 59. Weapons (pp 168-183)
-Article 19. Police Ordinances, Subtitle 60. Gun Offender Registry (pp 184-190)


Baltimore County

-Article 17. Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, Title 2. Firearms and Weapons
-Article 21. Permits, Licenses, and Business Regulation, Title 21. Secure All Firearms Effectively (SAFE) Act
-Article 30. Recreation and Parks, Title 1. Administration and Regulation of Parks, Subtitle 2. Regulation of Park Activities, § 30-1-201 Prohibited Activities (c) Possession of weapons.


Calvert County

-Calvert County Code, Title 15 Property Use, Roads, and Landings, Subtitle 1, Discharge of Firearms, §§ 15-101 - 15-103 (pp. 50, 51)
-Municipal Code, Personnel, Part 9 Disciplinary Action, § 86-9-107 Immediate dismissal. (A)(3)
-Chapter 82, Article 2. Park Regulation, § 82-2-101 General Provisions (a)(3)

Chesapeake Beach
-Part II: General Regulation, Chapter 137 Firearms

North Beach
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 59 Firearms


Caroline County

-Part III, General Government, Chapter 148 Recreation and Parks, Article III Code of Conduct. §148.3.2 Policy (S.) (p 8)
-Zoning Regulations

Denton
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 54 Firearms

-Federalsburg
Chapter 70 Firearms

Greensboro
-Chapter 15. Hunting and Firearms (pp 95-96)

Preston
-Chapter Two, Article I: Hunting and Firearms (pp 6-7)

Ridgely
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 94 Firearms


Carroll County

-Title 5: Public Works, Chapter 50: Solid Waste, Licensing of Collectors, § 50.05 Prohibited Actions at Solid Waste Acceptance Facilities
-Title 9: General Regulations, Chapter 94: Parks and Recreation, Recreational Activities, § 94.053 Hunting and Firearms
-Title 11: Business Regulations, Chapter 112: Pawnbrokers and Secondhand Dealers, § 112.05 Record Keeping Requirements

Hampstead
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 65 Firearms and Explosives

Manchester
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 88 Firearms and Hunting
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 130 Parks and Recreation Areas, § 130-1 Certain actions and conduct prohibited. (A.)(16)

Mount Airy
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 58 Firearms and Similar Devices

New Windsor
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 88 Firearms and Other Weapons

Sykesville
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 84 Firearms and Explosives

Taneytown
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 112 Firearms

Union Bridge
-Chapter 130 Nuisances, 3. Illegal Conduct, A. Prohibited Activities (3.) and (4.) (pp 21-22)

Westminster
-Part I, Administrative Legislation, Chapter 10 Civil Emergencies, § 10-3 Authorized prohibitions and restrictions. (A)
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 106 Peace and Good Order, Article IV Weapons
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 109 Picketing and Parades, Article II Parades and Demonstrations, § 109-51.1 Restrictions on actions.


Cecil County

-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 261 Parks and Recreation, § 261-5(R)

Elkton
-Title 9 - Public Peace and Welfare, Chapter 9.08 Offenses Against Public Peace or Decency, §§ 9.08.010 - 9.08.012 (p 4)
-Title 9 - Public Peace and Welfare, Chapter 9.20 Property Nuisance Abatement (p 10)

North East
-Chapter 4 Public Conduct and Behavior, Article 6. Noise Disturbance, § 4-603(8) (p 14)
-Chapter 4 Public Conduct and Behavior, Article 7. Parks and Recreation Areas, § 4-702(1)(p) (p 18)
-Chapter 4 Public Conduct and Behavior, Article 8. Weapons (p 23)

Perryville
-Chapter 3 Civil Emergencies, § 3-3. Authority of Mayor to issue certain orders. (5) and (7) (p 303)
-Chapter 61 Parks and Playgrounds, § 61-12. Firearms. (p 6105)

Port Deposit
-Chapter III Police Regulations, 3-1 Public Nuisances, Morals and Conduct, § 3-1.3 Concealed Weapons. (p 301)
-Chapter III Police Regulations, 3-1 Public Nuisances, Morals and Conduct, § 3-1.4 Discharging Weapons. (p 301)
-Chapter V Public Conduct, 5-5 Curfew, § 5-5.7 Certain Actions and Conduct Prohibited. (1)(o) (p 508)
-Chapter V Public Conduct, 6-1 Noise Disturbance, § 5-6.3 Acts Declared in Violation of Ordinance (8) (p 511)

Rising Sun
-Chapter 3 Public Nuisances, Morals, and Conduct, Article 2. Public Safety, § 3-202. Discharging of Guns. firecrackers. Etc. (p 62)


Charles County

-Division 1: Code of Public Laws, Chapter 51 Firearms

Indian Head
-General Parks and Facility Rules (6)
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 105 Rentals for Human Habitation, § 105-7 Suspension and revocation of license. (B)(2)(g)

La Plata
-Chapter 143 Pawnbrokers, Secondhand Dealers, and Swap Shops, § 143-5 Weapons.
-Chapter 146 Peace and Good Order, § 146-3 Discharge of Firearms.
-Chapter 155 Rental for Human Habitation, § 155-7 Suspension and revocation of license. (B)(2)(g)


Dorchester County

-Part II, Administrative and General Legislation, Zoning, Article IX Supplementary Use Regulations, § 155-50 (Q) and (FF)

Cambridge
-Part II - The Code, Chapter 12 - Offenses -- Miscellaneous, § 12-18. Weapons--Discharge of firearms.
-Part II - The Code, Chapter 12 - Offenses -- Miscellaneous, § 12-19. Weapons--Concealed weapons.


Frederick County

-Part I: Frederick County Code, Chapter 1-11: Health and Sanitation, Article III: Refuse Disposal Facilities, § 1-11-34. Prohibited Activities
-Part I: Frederick County Code, Chapter 1-12: Parks and Recreation, Article III: Parks and Recreation Division, § 1-12-43. Weapons and Fireworks
-Part II Code of Public Laws of Frederick County, 1979, Chapter 2-11: Roads and Public Grounds, § 2-11-3. Use of firearms upon highways, watercourses, etc...
-Zoning Regulations

Brunswick
-Chapter 6 - Public Safety and Conduct, Article 2. Police Regulations, Title 2. Public Safety Offenses, § 6-2201. Discharge of firearms.
-Chapter 6 - Public Safety and Conduct, Article 2. Police Regulations, Title 2. Public Safety Offenses, § 6-2202. Possession of dangerous weapons.
-Chapter 6 - Public Safety and Conduct, Article 2. Police Regulations, Title 5. Special Enforcement Provisions, § 6-2202. Possession of dangerous weapons. (F) and (G)

Burkittsville
-Article 1 Public Nuisance, Morals And Conduct, § 1.07 Concealed Weapons

Emmitsburg
-Title 9 - Public Peace, Morals and Welfare, Chapter 9.16 Weapons
-Title 12 - Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places, Chapter 12.20 - Parks and Recreation Facilities, § 12.20.100 Rules and regulations for Emmitsburg's parks and recreation facilities. (A)

Frederick
-Chapter 15 Offenses--Miscellaneous, § 15-17 Firearms--Discharge within City.
-Chapter 18 Special Events, Article V. Violations and Enforcement, § 18-21. Dangerous weapons.
-Chapter 25 Water, Frederick City Water Sheds, § 25-32 Frederick City Water Sheds. (o) and (p)

Middletown
-Title 9 - Public Peace and Welfare, Chapter 9.04 - Offenses Against Public Peace and Decency, § 9.04.010 Discharge of firearms.

Mount Airy
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 58 Firearms and Similar Devices

Myersville
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 97 Peace and Good Order, Article III Public Safety Offenses, § 97-11 Weapons.
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 97 Peace and Good Order, Article III Public Safety Offenses, § 97-12 Firesafety. (A) and (B)

New Market
-Park Rules

Thurmont
-Chapter 72 Firearms, Weapons and Hunting

Walkersville
-Chapter 33 Hunting and Firearms (pp 3301, 3302)

Woodsboro
-Part II - Code of Ordinances, Chapter 18 Offense and Miscellaneous Provisions, § 18-2. Discharge and carrying of firearms and other guns.


Garrett County

-Zoning Regulations

Mountain Lake Park
-Ordinance No. 2010-01 Town Park Ordinance, § 4 Prohibitions Within Parks or on Walking Trails or in Any Other Town Recreation Area (I) (p 3)
-Ordinance No. 2013-02 Weapons Ordinance

Oakland
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 111 Cemetary, Oakland, § 111-4.1 Additional rules and regulations. (EE.)
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 120 Conduct, § 120-1 Discharging firearms.
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 125 Deer Hunting During Regular Archery Season
-Part II, General Legislation, Parks and Recreation, Article I Bradford Lake Park, § 203-1 General regulations for May 15 to September 15. 


Harford County

-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 260 Weapons
-Zoning Regulations

Aberdeen
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 263 Firearms
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 391 Nuisances, § 391-4 Declaration of Public Nuisance. (E.)
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 406 Parks, § 406-13 Firearms.

Bel Air
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 198, Firearms, Fireworks and Explosives
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 334 Parks and Recreation, § 334-34 Firearms.
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 360 Property, Stolen, Lost or Abandoned, § 360-13 Firearms and weapons.
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 360 Property, Stolen, Lost or Abandoned, § 360-14 Destruction of certain property.

Havre de Grace
-Chapter 73 Firearms


Howard County

-Title 4 - Contracts, Purchasing, and Property, Subtitle 3. -Disposition of Unclaimed Personal Property and Weapons, Lawfully Seized Weapons, Found Personal Property and Found Weapons §§ 4.300 - 4.311
-Title 8 - Crimes and Misdemeanors, Subtitle 4. Weapons Controls §§ 8.400 - 8.407
-Title 19 - Recreation and Parks, Subtitle 2. -Park Land, Open Space and Natural Resource Regulations, § 19.205(c)(23)
-Title 19 - Recreation and Parks, Subtitle 5. -Public Recreation on Private Lands, §§ 19.504, 19.509
-Zoning Regulations


Kent County

-County Park Regulations, Weapons and Firearms
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 120 Pawnbrokers and Secondhand Dealers

Chestertown
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 127: Peace and Good Order, § Discharging Firearms.

Galena
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 76 Firearms and Weapons

Millington
-Chapter 48 Peace and Good Order, § 48.1 Discharge of firearms. (p 48-4)

Rock Hall
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 137 Hunting and Firearms


Montgomery County

-Part II. Local Laws, Ordinances, Resolutions, etc., Chapter 57. Weapons

Chevy Chase
-Part II - Municipal Code, Chapter 14 - Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, § 14-1 Use of dangerous weapons.
-Part II - Municipal Code, Chapter 14 - Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, § 14-2 Disturbing the peace.

Chevy Chase View
-Chapter 2. Public Service and Police Regulations, § 2-102. Disturbing the peace, generally. (p IV-2)

Gaithersburg
-Chapter 15 - Offenses--Miscellaneous, § 15-15 Weapons--Discharge.
-Chapter 15 - Offenses--Miscellaneous, § 15-16 Weapons--Possession on streets, in public buildings, churches, schools, parks and other places of public assembly.
-Chapter 15A - Parks and Other Properties, § 15A-10 Weapons.

Garrett Park
-Chapter 6 Peace, Order and Safety, § 606. Discharge of Firearms (p 27)
-Chapter 6 Peace, Order and Safety, § 607. Illegal for Minors to Carry Firearms (p 28)
-Chapter 6 Peace, Order and Safety, § 608. Illegal to Hunt and Shoot Rabbits, Squirrels, Birds, Etc. (p 28)
-Chapter 6 Peace, Order and Safety, § 610. Unlawful to Display or Sell Firearms (p 28)

Kensington
-Chapter VII Public Health, Safety, and Conduct, Article 4. Firearms (p 99)

Laytonsville
-Ordinance 01-15 Establishing Regulations of Public Parks, Trails, Open Space and Other Town Property, § 6. Prohibited Activities (F) (p 5)

Poolesville
-Part II, Chapter 5 Civil Defense, Article II. Civil Emergencies, § 5.14. Additional Regulations. (G) and (H) (p 47)
-Part II, Chapter 5 Civil Defense, Article II. Civil Emergencies, § 5.15. Emergency Powers. (B) and (C) (p 47)

Rockville
-Chapter 12 Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations, Article V. Carnivals, Division 3. Regulations, § 12-132. Operation of games. (l)
-Chapter 13 Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, Article III. Other Offenses, § 13-61. - Firearms; violation of section declared misdemeanor.
-Chapter 14 Parks and Regulations, Article III. Park Rules, § 14-43. Firearms.

Somerset
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 149 Parks and Regulation, Article II Park Regulations, § 149-4 Weapons.

Takoma Park
-Title 14 Health and Safety, Chapter 14.16 Gun Regulation

Washington Grove
-Article I -- Public Nuisances, Morals And Conduct, § 12. Hunting; Fishing


Prince George's County

-Subtitle 3. -Animal Control., Division 6. Other Rules, Regulations, and Standards., § 3-180.06 Canned hunting prohibited
-Subtitle 5. -Businesses and Licenses., Division 19. Secondhand and Pawn Dealers
-Subtitle 6. -Emergency Management., Division 5. Declaration of Emergency, § 6-135 Proclamation; orders and regulations (b)(7)
-Subtitle 14. -Morals and Conduct, Division 4. Offenses Against Property., § 14-127 Nonresident with dog or gun.
-Subtitle 14. -Morals and Conduct, Division 6. Weapons.
-Subtitle 14. -Morals and Conduct, Division 11. Imitation Firearms.
-Subtitle 14. -Morals and Conduct, Division 14. Nuisances.
-Subtitle 14. -Morals and Conduct, Division 18. Gun Offender Registry.
-Subtitle 18. -Police, Division 2. Property in Police Custody, § 18-115 Sale or destruction of unclaimed property; proceeds (b)
-Subtitle 20. -Taxicabs and Limousines, Division 3. Driver's License (Identification Card), § 20-108 Grounds for denial (a)(3)

Berwyn Heights
-Ordinance 112 - Parks and Public Property Regulations, § 2 Unlawful Acts (B)

Bladensburg
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 85. Peace and Good Order, § 85-3 Firearms and Weapons. (p 8502)

Bowie
-Chapter 16. Offenses-Miscellaneous, § 16-6. Discharging weapons prohibited; exceptions. (pp 188, 189)
-Chapter 16. Offenses-Miscellaneous, § 16-7. BB Guns, slingshots, bows and arrows, and similar devices. (p 189)
-Chapter 17. Park Rules and Regulations, § 17-2. Rules (d) (p 191)

Capitol Heights
-Chapter VII Peace, Order and Safety, Article 2. Firearms (p 48)

Cheverly
-Chapter 16 - Parks, § 16-1 Rules (f)
-Chapter 20 - Peace and Good Order, § 20-3 Firearms and pellet guns.
-Chapter 20 - Peace and Good Order, § 20-4 Dangerous weapons and restrictions on possession of firearms in certain places.
-Chapter 20 - Peace and Good Order, § 20-5 Supplying firearm materials or dangerous weapons to underage persons.
-Chapter 20 - Peace and Good Order, § 20-6 Explosive and combustible material.
-Chapter 22 - Police, § 22-8 Firearms.

College Park
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 148 Peace and Good Order, § 148-1 Unlawful Acts. (I)

Eagle Harbor
-Article of General Ordinances, Article 9 -- Public Nuisances, Morals and Conduct, § 3 Concealed Weapons (p 30)

Edmonston
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 360 Peace and Good Order, § 360-4 Firearms and weapons.

Fairmount Heights
-Chapter III Peace and Good Order, Article 3. Disorderly Conduct, § 3-320 Carrying Concealed Weapons (p 14)

Forest Heights
-Article 10 Firearms and Dangerous Weapons

Greenbelt
-Chapter 12 Parks and Recreation, Article III. Public Parks, Playgrounds, Etc., Generally, § 12-44 Hunting or trapping; use of firearms prohibited. (p 5)
-Chapter 16 Public Safety Offenses and General Provisions, § 16-3 Weapons and hunting. (p 1)

Hyattsville
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 84 Parks and Recreational Facilities, § 84-13 Carrying of firearms prohibited; exception.
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 87 Peace and Good Order, § 87-14 Discharge of air rifles and similar devices prohibited.
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 87 Peace and Good Order, § 87-14 Discharge of firearms prohibited.

Landover Hills
-Chapter 67: Peace and Good Order, § 6703 Firearms and Dangerous Weapons (p 1)

Laurel
-Chapter 2 Administration, Article VIII. State of Emergency, § 2-177 Authority of mayor to issue certain orders. (5), (9)
-Chapter 9 Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, Article I. In General, § 9-13 Weapons—Carrying concealed on person.
-Chapter 9 Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses, Article I. In General, § 9-14 Weapons—Discharging.
-Chapter 14 Streets and Sidewalks, Article V. Parades and Demonstrations, Division 1. Generally, § 14-102 Weapons.

Morningside
-Chapter 5. Peace and Order, Article 1. In General, § 5-105. Disturbing Religious Meetings, Etc. (pp 38, 39)

Mount Rainier
-Chapter 10 - Peace and Order, § 10-106. Discharge of firearms illegal.

North Brentwood
-Part II: General Legislation, Disorderly Conduct, Article I Assault and Weapons

Riverdale Park
-Chapter 65 Weapons

Seat Pleasant
-Chapter 84 Firearms

University Park
-The Code, Peace and Order, Article 1 Conduct, § 6-105 Use of firearms.

Upper Marlboro
-Emergency Ordinance 2020-04, § 4. Authority of President to Issue Certain Orders (5), (7), and (9) (pp 4, 5) 


Queen Anne's County

-Part III: Local Regulations, Chapter 20 Public Landings; Boats, Article III Regulation of Public Landings, § 22-11 Discharge of firearms.
-Part III: Local Regulations, Chapter 22 Parks and Recreation, Article III Use of County Parks, § 22-19 General conduct and personal behavior (Q.)

Centreville
-Chapter 59 Firearms

Church Hill
-Chapter 38 Firearms (offline)

Queenstown
-Chapter 2. Firearms (p 13)


St. Mary's County - No County Laws

Leonardtown
-Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 72, Article II Firearms


Somerset County

-Title 9. Roads, Subtitled 2. Shooting on Roads, § 9-201. Prohibited. (p 45)

Crisfield
-Part III, General Legislation, Chapter 43A Emergencies, § 43A-2 Proclamation of state of emergency.
-Part III, General Legislation, Chapter 46 Firearms

Princess Anne
-Part II, General Legislation, Peace and Good Order, Article III Public Safety Offenses, § 108-12 Physical assault. (A.)
-Part II, General Legislation, Peace and Good Order, Article III Public Safety Offenses, § 108-13 Weapons.


Talbot County

-The Code, Chapter 102 Parks and Recreation, § 102-5 Regulations. (A)(12)

Easton
-Chapter 9 Fire Prevention, Article IV. § 9-25 Explosives, Firearms, and Similar Devices.
-Chapter 18 Offenses -- Miscellaneous, § 18-8 Throwing missiles.
-Chapter 18 Offenses -- Miscellaneous, § 18-8 BB Guns and Pellet Guns.

Oxford
-Chapter 7. Firearms (p 49)

St. Michaels
-Section 1, Chapter 166-1, § 166-1. Discharge prohibited.


Washington County

-Washington County Parks and Recreation Policies - "NO Weapons"

Boonsboro
-Ordinance 2006-01; Park Security
-Ordinance 2020-04; An Ordinance Enacting the Civil Emergency Plan of the Town of Boonsboro, § 5 - Orders Authorized (G) and (H) (p 4)

Hagerstown
-Park Rules, 17.
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 173 Peace and Good Order, § 173-11 Firearms and other weapons.

Hancock
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 183 Emergency Management, § 183-1 General provisions and definitions. (E)(2)
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 202 Firearms

Sharpsburg
-Code of Ordinances, Chapter 10 - Firearms (p 10-1)

Smithsburg
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 202 Firearms and Weapons

Williamsport
-Part 3: Codes Continued, Chapter 9 Civil Emergencies, § 1(D)(6) and (7) (p 2)
-Part 3: Codes Continued, Chapter 9 Civil Emergencies, § 1(E)(2) and (3)
-Part 3: Codes Continued, Chapter 17 Firearms and Weapons Ordinance


Wicomico County

-Division 3 The Code, Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 174 Nuisances, Article I Nuisances, Abandoned Vehicles and Firearms § 174-6 Firearms, discharge prohibited.
-Division 3 The Code, Part II, General Legislation, Chapter 179 Parks, Recreation Facilities and Areas, § 179-3 Regulations. (L)
-Zoning Regulations

Mardela Springs
-Ordinance 20 Firearms-Discharging in Town

Salisbury
-Title 9 - Public Peace, Morals and Welfare, Chapter 9.04 Firearms


Worcester County

-Criminal Law Article, Crimes and Punishments, Subtitle III Weapons, § CL 1-301 Martial arts weapons
-Public Health Article, Title PH1, Health-Related Nuisances, § PH 1-108 Nightclubs (q)

Berlin
-Subpart A, Chapter 10 - Civil Emergencies, Article II. Emergency Management, § 10-22 Additional powers. (7) and (8)
-Subpart A, Chapter 20 - Miscellaneous Offenses, Article V. Weapons

Ocean City
-Chapter 14 - Businesses, Article VII. -Dry Nightclubs, Division 3. Regulations, § 14-278. Conduct on the licensed premises (h)
-Chapter 18 - Civil Emergencies, § 18-4. Additional Orders (7) and (8)
-Chapter 58 - Offense and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article III. -Offenses Involving Public Safety, Division 1. Generally, § 58-101 Discharge of firearms.
-Chapter 58 - Offense and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article III. -Offenses Involving Public Safety, Division 2. Martial Arts Weapons
-Chapter 58 - Offense and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article III. -Offenses Involving Public Safety, Division 3. Gun Replicas
-Chapter 58 - Offense and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article III. -Offenses Involving Public Safety, Division 4. Electronic Weapons

Pocomoke City
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 173 Parks and Recreation, § 173-3 Firearms, weapons and explosives.
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 177 Peace and Good Order, § 177-3 Firearms and fireworks.

Snow Hill
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 85 Firearms and Other Weapons
-Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 124 Parks, § 124-3 Hunting and trapping; firearms.

 

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