Carry Area Restrictions

  • Public BusesFelony under Missouri law  (See 578.305.4 RSMo)
  • MetroLink TrainsMisdemeanor under Missouri law  (See 70.441.1.(2) and 70.441.3.(11) RSMo)
  • Unauthorized Locations – A ccw permit does not authorize any person to carry concealed firearms into the 17 locations specified below. Doing so is not a criminal act under Missouri law, but may subject the person to denial to the premises or removal from the premises. If the individual refuses to leave after being asked and the police are called, he or she may be issued a citation for an amount not to exceed $100; a second offense within 6 months is a $200 fine and suspension of the ccw permit for one year; a third offense within 12 months is a $500 fine and the loss of the ccw permit for 3 years. (See 571.107 RSMo)
    1. Any police, sheriff, or highway patrol office or station without the consent of the chief law enforcement officer in charge of that office or station
    2. Within twenty-five feet of any polling place on any election day
    3. The facility of any adult or juvenile detention or correctional institution, prison or jail
    4. Any courthouse or building used by a court
    5. Any government meeting including state legislature
    6. Government owned buildings except public housing
    7. Bars (except owners)
    8. Any area of an airport to which access is controlled by the inspection of persons and property
    9. Any place where the carrying of a firearm is prohibited by federal law
    10. Any school (including colleges) without the consent of the governing body of the higher education institution or a school official or the district school board
    11. Any child care facility without the consent of the manager
    12. Any casino without the consent of the owner or manager pursuant to rules promulgated by the gaming commission
    13. Any gated area of an amusement park
    14. Any church other place of religious worship without the consent of the minister or person or persons representing the religious organization that exercises control over the place of religious worship
    15. Any private property conspicuously posted off-limits to concealed firearms with 11×14-inch sign with one-inch letters
    16. Any sports arena or stadium with a seating capacity of five thousand or more
    17. Any hospital accessible by the public