CHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTYCHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTY\ARTICLE 4. FIREARM REGULATIONS

As used in this article, the term “firearm” shall mean any handgun, pistol, or revolver. 

(Code 2007)

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:

(1)   Any place where an activity declared a common nuisance by K.S.A. 22-3901, and amendments thereto, is maintained; any police, sheriff or highway patrol station;

(3)   Any detention facility, prison or jail;

(4)   Any courthouse;

(5)   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;

(6)   Any polling place on the day an election is held;

(7)   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;

(8)   Any state office building;

(9)   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 post-secondary education;

(10) Any professional athletic event not related to or involving firearms;

(11) 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;

(12) any elementary or secondary school building or structure used for student instruction or attendance, attendance center, administrative office, services center or other facility;

(13) Any community college, college or university facility;

(14) Any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal or state law;

(15) Any child exchange and visitation center provided for in K.S.A. 75-720, and amendments thereto;

(16) 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;

(17) Any City of Douglass City hall;

(18) Any public library operated by the state or by a political subdivision of the state;

(19) Any day care home or group day care home, as defined in Kansas administrative regulation 28-4-113, or any preschool or childcare center, as defined in Kansas administrative regulation 28-4-420; or

(20) Any church or temple; or

(21) Any place in violation of K.S.A. 21-4218, and amendments thereto.

(Code 2007)

Violation of Section 12-202 is a Class A violation. 

(Code 2007)

Pursuant to the authority granted to property owners and to the owners or operators of businesses under 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, the governing body of the City of Douglass, Kansas, hereby prohibits the carrying of any concealed firearm by any person other than those identified in this section below while in or upon the premises of any of the following properties which are owned by the City of Douglass, Kansas, and /or on which the City is operating as a public employer.

(a)   The Butler County Fire District 8 and EMS Stations located at 108 S Forrest, Douglass Kansas;

(b)   The City of Douglass Wastewater Treatment Facility located at 400 S Maple, Douglass, Kansas;

(c)   Any park or playground within the City of Douglass, Kansas;

(d)   The Douglass Senior Center located at 124 W Fourth, Douglass, Kansas

(e)   The City of Douglass Maintenance Facilities located at 413 S Elm and 224 S Poplar, Douglass, Kansas.

(Ord. 747, Sec. 4; Code 2007)

Violation of Section 12-204 is a Class B violation.

(Ord. 747, Sec. 5; Code 2007)

(a)   The prohibitions set for in Sections 12-202 and 12-204 above shall apply both to the interiors of the structures cm 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 an area designated for public vehicular traffic or for public vehicular parking.

(b)   The prohibitions set forth in Sections 12-202 and 12-204 above shall not apply to any person identified under the exclusions set forth in subsections (b) or (c) of KS.A. 21-4201 regarding the criminal use of weapons, as said provisions now apply or may hereafter be amended.

(Code 2007)