Thread: Goodland - Open Carry
Sec. 12-203. Possession or carrying of certain firearms; prohibited.
(1)As used in this section, the term "firearm" shall mean any handgun, pistol or revolver.
(2)Pursuant to the Personal and Family Protection Act, Chapter 32 of the 2006 Session Laws of Kansas, as amended by Chapter 210 of the 2006 Session Laws of Kansas, it shall be unlawful to carry a concealed firearm into:
(a)Any place where an activity declared a common nuisance by K.S.A. 22-3901, and amendments thereto, is maintained;
(b)Any police, sheriff or highway patrol station;
(c)Any detention facility, prison or jail;
(e)Any courtroom, except that nothing in this section would preclude a judge from carrying a concealed weapon or determining who will carry a concealed weapon in the judge's courtroom;
(f)Any polling place on the day an election is held;
(g)Any meeting of the governing body of a county, city or other political or taxing subdivision of the state, or any committee or subcommittee thereof;
(h)On the state fairgrounds;
(i)Any state office building;
(j)Any athletic event not related to or involving firearms which is sponsored by a private or public elementary or secondary school or any private or public institution of postsecondary education;
(k)Any professional athletic event not related to or involving firearms;
(l)Any portion of a drinking establishment as defined by K.S.A. 41-2601, and amendments thereto, except that this provision shall not apply to a restaurant as defined by K.S.A. 41-2601, and amendments thereto;
(m)Any elementary or secondary school building or structure used for student instruction or attendance, attendance center, administrative office, services center or other facility;
(n)Any community college, college or university facility;
(o)Any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal or state law;
(p)Any child exchange and visitation center provided for in K.S.A. 75-720, and amendments thereto;
(q)Any community mental health center organized pursuant to K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto; mental health clinic organized pursuant to K.S.A. 65-211 et seq., and amendments thereto; psychiatric hospital licensed under K.S.A. 75-3307b, and amendments thereto; or state psychiatric hospital, as follows; Larned state hospital, Osawatomie state hospital or Rainbow mental family health facility;
(r)Any city hall;
(s)Any public library operated by the state or by a political subdivision of the state;
(t)Any day care home or group day care home, as defined in Kansas administrative regulations 28-4-113, or any preschool or childcare center, as defined in Kansas administrative regulation 28-4-420; or
(u)Any church or temple; or
(v)Any place in violation of K.S.A 21-4218, and amendments thereto.
(3)Violation of subsection (2) of this section is a Class A violation.
(4)Pursuant to the authority granted to property owners and to the owners or operators of businesses under K.S.A. 2006 Supp. 75-7C11, as amended by Section 6 of Chapter 166 of the 2007 Session Laws of the State of Kansas the governing body of the City of Goodland, Kansas, hereby prohibits the carrying of any concealed firearms by any person other than those identified in subsection (5) below while in or upon the premises of any of the following buildings which are owned by the City of Goodland, Kansas, and/or on which the city is operating as a public employer:
(a)The Goodland Fire Department located at 204 W 11th in Goodland, Kansas;
(b)The City of Goodland Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 1929 N Caldwell in Goodland, Kansas;
(c)The City of Goodland Public Works located at 17th and Arcade in Goodland, Kansas;
(d)The City of Goodland Power Plant located at 1701 Cherry in Goodland, Kansas;
(e)The bathhouse at the City of Goodland Swimming Pool in the City of Goodland, Kansas;
(f)The City of Goodland Public Transportation Van within the City of Goodland, Kansas;
(g)The High Plains Museum located at 1717 Cherry in Goodland, Kansas;
(h)The buildings located at the Goodland Municipal Airport located at 596 Airport Road in Goodland, Kansas;
(i)Any other city owned buildings within the corporate city limits of Goodland.
(5)Violation of subsection (4) of this section is a Class B Misdemeanor.
(6)The prohibitions set forth in subsection (2) above shall apply both to the interiors of the structures on all such properties; provided, however, that the prohibitions shall not apply to persons who are otherwise lawfully in possession of any such firearm while in a motor vehicle which is located in the area designated for public vehicular traffic or for public vehicular parking.
(7)The prohibitions set forth in subsection (4) above shall not apply to any person identified under the exclusions set forth in subsections (b) or (c) of K.S.A. 21-4201 regarding the criminal use of weapons, as said provisions now apply or may hereafter be amended.
(Ord. No. 1571, §§ 1--7, 1-22-07; Ord. No. 1579, § 1 8-6-07)