Sponsor: Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:
Sharon Grove McCamy,
Paul S. McCulla
A Resolution Directing the
Section 16-7 of the
Fauquier County Code prohibits the carrying of weapons in a County park.
The Virginia General Assembly has amended the Code of Virginia to
restrict the ability of local governments to regulate the carrying,
possession and transportation of firearms.
In so doing, the Virginia General Assembly; however, grandfathered existing
County Code provisions come under the grandfathering rules.
Since that time, the General Assembly has also amended its Code to
prohibit Commonwealth Attorneys from prosecuting persons with concealed
weapons when they are carrying concealed weapons in parks pursuant to a
validly issued permit. The
proposed resolution directs the
Action of the Board of Supervisors:
Consider adoption of attached resolution.
Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:
Parks and Recreation Department