North Carolina State Law

Code Section
14-402, et seq.

Illegal Arms
Machine gun, submachine gun, or other like weapons, unlicensed pistol or crossbow

Waiting Period
30 days (for concealed handgun carry permit)

Who May Not Own
1. Convicted felon cannot own handgun or gun with barrel less than 18 inches or overall length less than 26 inches or any weapon of mass death and destruction within 5 yrs. of conviction or termination of sentence, whichever is later; 2. Fugitive from justice; 3. Unlawful user of drugs; 4. Adjudicated incompetent on grounds of mental illness; 5. Illegal aliens

Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School Grounds
Misdemeanor or Felony. 14-269.2(b)


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