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Terms of License

Terms of License Acknowledgement Carry Concealed Weapon – CCW

Terms Of the License: The license holder shall agree to abide by the following terms for carrying a concealed weapon. Failure to do so shall result in the immediate suspension of the CCW license.

The license holder shall agree to abide by the following terms for carrying a concealed weapon. Failure to do so shall result in the immediate suspension of the CCW license.
  1. A license holder shall notify the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) Commander of any change of address within ten days of the change. A permit will expire 90 days after the licensee moves from Orange County Sheriff's Department jurisdiction if the residence was a basis for the issuance of the license, this will allow the licensee time to apply for a CCW with their new jurisdiction.

  2. If contacted by a sworn peace officer for any reason, license holder shall immediately announce that they are carrying a concealed weapon and has a license to do so.

  3. License holder shall surrender the CCW license and/or concealed weapon to any sworn peace officer upon demand.

  4. License holder shall not unnecessarily display or expose the concealed weapon.

  5. Should the license holder display or utilize the concealed weapon for which the license has been issued, the license holder shall notify the Commander of PSB within five days. This notice shall be in writing, and shall include the circumstances resulting in the use of the weapon.

  6. License holder shall not carry a concealed weapon while taking medication or if in a condition which is likely to impair judgment, behavior, or dexterity, or while consuming alcohol.

  7. License holder agrees to notify the Commander of the Professional Standards Bureau immediately upon arrest and/or conviction of any felony or misdemeanor, including under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Applicant further agrees to notify the commander of the Professional Standards Bureau immediately should he/she become the subject of any domestic violence investigation or court order/temporary restraining order. The license holder shall notify the Commander of PSB in writing within five days of any arrest or restraining order. Following an investigation by PSB into the matter a determination will be made for re-issuance of the CCW.

  8. Restrictions by Act: Any of the following or similar acts while in possession of a firearm shall be considered a violation of the permittee’s general responsibilities as specified below:

    1. Any violation of law,

    2. Be in a place having a primary purpose of dispensing alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption,

    3. Consumption of any alcohol or any narcotic/drug, including an adverse reaction to prescription medications,

    4. Possession of a firearm at any airport or on a plane where prohibited by law,

    5. Possession of a firearm at any school building and/or school grounds where prohibited law,

    6. Possession of a firearm at any city, county, state, or federal building where prohibited by law,

    7. Possession of a firearm at any government facility where prisoners are housed,

    8. Possession of a firearm at any other location where firearms are normally prohibited by law,

    9. Any unjustified display of any portion of a firearm,

    10. Failure to show permit to any peace officer upon demand,

    11. Failure to surrender weapon to any peace officer upon demand,

    12. Impeding or interfering with any peace officer,

    13. Possessing a weapon altered from its originally approved design, or weapon not listed on the permit,

    14. Possessing any equipment or attachments to a firearm not specifically approved as a part of the permit, and

    15. Any other act, omission or commission, deemed by the Sheriff to violate these regulations and/or the Sheriff’s reasonable expectation of sound judgment and responsible conduct.