All completed and signed firearm permits must be submitted to Sheriff's Office in person for processing.
Permits can be downloaded, filled-out, and printed off using the application links below, or obtained at the Sheriff's Office and filled out in person.
Permit to Carry
Cost: $100.00 (personal check or cash)
To apply, applicants must be at least 21 years old and a citizen or permanent resident of the USA. Applicants must also provide proof of firearms training by a certified instructor that includes fundamentals of pistol use, actual shooting qualification exercise, and instruction in the fundamental legal aspects of pistol possession, carry, and use including self-defense and the restrictions on use of deadly force. The Sheriff's Office must act on the application within 30 days of receipt of the completed application packet.
NOTE: Training certification must have been completed within 1-year of application submission.
Permit to Purchase (or transfer)
To apply, applicants must be at least 21 years old to purchase a handgun and at least 18 years old to purchase a military-style assault rifle. The Sheriff or local Chief of Police shall issue a transferee permit or deny the application within seven days of application for the permit. The Sheriff of local Chief of Police shall provide an applicant with written notification of a denial and the specific reason for the denial.