And I see this county has a generalized dischrge ban for unincorporated areas, so i guess no unlicensed loaded open carry, but what about the County ban on possession ofguns on County property even simply land (bnot in buildings?
I though such local gun carry bans were preempted by state constituional field preemption?
Chapter 3.53 - FIREARMS ON COUNTY PROPERTY
3.53.010 - Possession of firearms on County property prohibited.
3.53.020 - Definitions.
3.53.030 - Exceptions.
3.53.010 - Possession of 3.53.020 - Definitions.
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
County Property. As used in this section, the term County property means real property, including any buildings thereon, owned or leased by the County of San Mateo (hereinafter "County"), and in the County's possession, or in the possession of a public or private entity under contract with the County to perform a public purpose, including but not limited to real property owned or leased by the County in the unincorporated and incorporated portions of the County, and the San Mateo County Expo Center in the City of San Mateo, but does not include any "local public building" as defined in Penal Code Section 171b(c), where the State regulated possession of 3.53.030 - Exceptions.
This section does not apply to the following:
A peace officer as defined in Title 3, Part 2, Chapter 4.5 of the California Penal Code (sections 830 et seq.);
A guard or messenger of a financial institution, a guard of a contract carrier operating an armored vehicle, a licensed private investigator, patrol operator, or alarm company operator, or uniformed security guard as these occupations are defined in Penal Code section 12031(d) and who holds a valid certificate issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs under Penal Code section 12033, while actually employed and engaged in protecting and preserving property or life within the scope of his or her employment;
A person holding a valid license to carry a [highlight= #f0e68c]firearm issued pursuant to Penal Code section 12050;
An authorized participant in a motion picture, television, video, dance, or theatrical production or event, when the participant lawfully uses the [highlight= #f0e68c]firearm as part of that production or event, provided that when such [highlight= #f0e68c]firearm is not in the actual possession of the authorized participant, it is secured to prevent unauthorized use;
A person lawfully transporting [highlight= #f0e68c]firearms or ammunition in a motor vehicle on County roads;
A person lawfully using the target range operated by the San Mateo County Sheriff;
A federal criminal investigator or law enforcement officer; or
A member of the military forces of the State of California or of the United States.
(Ord. 4146, 12/17/02)