9.60.040 – Prohibited locations

Unless otherwise provided for by law, it is unlawful for any person to have in his possession, or on or about his person, concealed or otherwise, any firearm, including, without limitation, a handgun, rifle, shotgun, paintball gun, or any other device capable of discharging a projectile by air upon any public supported land except at those areas designated for use as a firing range.  Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent sworn peace officers from carrying such weapons as may be authorized and necessary in the discharge of their duties, nor shall it apply to any person summoned by such officer to assist in making arrests or preserving the peace while such person is so engaged or assisting.
(Ord. 2007-M-34 § 1.)

The above prohibited acts do not apply to or affect any person who is engaging in conduct otherwise exempt therefrom pursuant to the Criminal Code of 1961, as amended from time to time or to any person who possesses a license to carry a concealed firearm pursuant to the Firearm Concealed Carry Act (43 ILCS 66/1 et seq.) or as provided by Federal law, as amended from time to time.

(2013-M-51: § 1)