Chapter 9.06


9.06.010    Discharge of firearms prohibited.

9.06.020    Weapons prohibited in the municipal courtroom.

9.06.030    Penalty.

9.06.010 Discharge of firearms prohibited.

The discharge of a firearm in the city of Lake Forest Park when there is a reasonable likelihood of injury to humans, domestic animals, or property is unlawful; provided, that this prohibition does not apply to law enforcement officers engaged in the performance of duty. (Ord. 794 § 2, 1999)

9.06.020 Weapons prohibited in the municipal courtroom.

A. Possession of the following in the municipal courtroom is unlawful:

1. Firearms, to include rifles, shotguns, pistols, or any other firearm, regardless of whether the person in possession is licensed to carry the firearm.

2. Knives, swords, daggers or other cutting or stabbing instruments with a blade length of three inches or more, or any razor with an unguarded blade.

3. Any instrument or weapon commonly recognized as a martial arts weapon, any club, blackjack, metal pipe, explosive device, injurious gas, or any other instrument capable of producing bodily harm.

B. The foregoing shall not apply to any military, law enforcement or security personnel while performing official duties.

C. All persons entering the municipal courtroom are subject to a search of their persons or belongings.

D. The judge of the municipal court shall cause warning signs to be posted in the municipal courtroom in substantially the following form:

The possession of any firearm or dangerous weapon, including knives with blades exceeding three inches or longer in the Municipal Courtroom is unlawful. All persons entering the Municipal Courtroom are subject to a search of their persons or belongings.

City of Lake Forest Park Ordinance No. 794 (1999)

(Ord. 794 § 3, 1999)

9.06.030 Penalty.

A violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a gross misdemeanor. (Ord. 794 § 4, 1999)