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File #: 23-384    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Action Item
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Introduction of an Ordinance Adding Chapter 11.19 to the Culver City Municipal Code to Adopt Permitting and Security Requirements for Retail Establishments Selling Firearms and Ammunition; (2) Report on Other Firearms Regulations not Included in the Proposed Ordinance; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2022-11-14_ATT1_Proposed Ordinance Firearms Retailers.pdf, 2. 2022-11-14 ATT Map of 1000 FT Distancing for Firearms Retailers
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Introduction of an Ordinance Adding Chapter 11.19 to the Culver City Municipal Code to Adopt Permitting and Security Requirements for Retail Establishments Selling Firearms and Ammunition; (2) Report on Other Firearms Regulations not Included in the Proposed Ordinance; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: November 14, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Jesse Mays, Assistant City Manager
Lisa Vidra, Assistant City Attorney

Phone Number: City Manager's Office - (310) 253-6000
City Attorney's Office - (310) 253-5660

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (11/09/2022); Firearms Policies and Regulations (11/09/2022)

Department Approval: John Nachbar, City Manager (11/09/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION
Staff recommends the City Council (1) introduce an ordinance adding Chapter 11.19 to the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) to adopt permitting and security requirements for retail establishments selling firearms and ammunition; (2) receive a report on other firearms regulations not included in the proposed ordinance; and (3) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND
At the August 22, 2022 meeting, City Council directed staff to return with recommendations from the City Council Ad Hoc Firearms Policy Subcommittee (Council Members Fisch and McMorrin) ("Subcommittee") on an ordinance regulating retail firearms dealers, and a report back as to the feasibility and legal permissibility of other potential firearms policies. The Subcommittee met on September 16, 2022 and provided input to staff on a proposed ordinance (Attachment 1) as well as the other policies discussed below.

DISCUSSION
Proposed Ordinanc...

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