Chapter 9.40


9.40.010    Disposition of firearms.

9.40.020    Exemption from State prohibition.

9.40.010 Disposition of firearms.

All firearms taken into the custody of the Skagit County Sheriff on or after July 1, 1993, and that are judicially forfeited or forfeited due to a failure to make a claim under R.C.W. 63.40.010, are to be disposed of as follows:

(1) The Skagit County Sheriff may retain legal firearms for agency use and/or auction/trade legal firearms to commercial sellers, as deemed appropriate by the Skagit County Sheriff. All proceeds of an auction/trade may be retained by the Skagit County Sheriff for agency use as deemed appropriate by the Skagit County Sheriff;

(2) The Skagit County Sheriff may destroy legal firearms in lieu of subsection (1) above, at the discretion of the Skagit County Sheriff;

(3) Firearms determined to be illegal for any person to possess shall be destroyed;

(4) No firearm shall be disposed of while it is needed for evidence. (Ord. 15190, 1994)

9.40.020 Exemption from State prohibition.

All unincorporated areas of Skagit County shall be exempted from the prohibition in R.C.W. 9.41.050(4). (Ord. 15476, 1994)