CPD: no guns allowed on city property starting Oct. 1

CPD: no guns allowed on city property starting Oct. 1
Charlottesville Police Department. (Source: wvir)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Charlottesville Police Department is reminding folks that guns are no longer allowed at city properties.

Starting Thursday, October 1, no guns will be allowed in city-owned buildings, parks, recreational or community centers.

Additionally, guns are not allowed on streets adjacent to city parks with a special event permit.

Charlottesville City Council passed the ordinance back in September after a new state law gave localities more authority to ban firearms in public spaces.

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