Places Where Weapons Are Prohibited
North Carolina law prohibits any person carrying a
gun, rifle, or pistol into:
1) Any assembly where a fee has been charged
for admission. (14-269.3)
2) Any establishment where alcoholic
beverages are both sold and consumed.
3) Schools (Home schools exempted). (14-269.2)
4) Parades, funerals, picket lines, or
5) Areas of emergency and riot. (14-288.7)
6) Any area prohibited by 18 USC § 922 or any
other federal law.
7) Any law enforcement agency or
correctional facility. (14-415.11(c))
8) A building housing only state or federal
9) A financial institution (Bank). (14-415.11(c))
Note: North Carolina law does not prohibit openly
carried weapons in financial institutions.
10) Any premises, except state owned rest
areas or stops along the highways, where
notice that carrying a concealed handgun is
prohibited by the posting of a conspicuous
A concealed handgun permit does not allow an
individual to carry a weapon in the above areas.
(N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.11(c))
Carrying a weapon openly or concealed in
restaurants that serve alcohol and in bars is
prohibited. (N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.11(c))