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Posted on: January 7, 2021

City Postpones Public Hearing to Consider Ordinance Prohibiting Firearms on City Property

At the Jan. 4, 2021, meeting of Roanoke City Council, the Council approved the request for a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at 7 p.m., to receive citizen input regarding City Council’s consideration of an ordinance prohibiting firearms on City property. Adoption of such an ordinance is permitted by an amendment to Section 15.2-915 of the Code of Virginia, “Prohibition of Firearms on City Property,” effective July 1, 2020.  This public hearing has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.

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