Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Possession Restrictions

The following is a list of places where you are restricted from carrying a weapon or firearm even if you have a license. Please note that this is a simplified list. The places marked by an asterisk (*) may have exceptions or additional restrictions. See Section 790.06(12), Florida Statutes (F.S.), for a complete listing.

  • Any place of nuisance as defined in Section 823.05, F.S.
  • Any police, sheriff or highway patrol station
  • Any detention facility, prison or jail
  • Any courthouse
  • Any courtroom*
  • Any polling place
  • Any meeting of the governing body of a county, public school district, municipality or special district
  • Any meeting of the Legislature or a legislative committee
  • Any school, college or professional athletic event not related to firearms
  • Any school administration building
  • Any portion of an establishment licensed to dispense alcoholic beverages for consumption*
  • Any elementary or secondary school facility
  • Any area technical center
  • Any college or university facility*
  • Inside the passenger terminal and sterile area of any airport*
  • Any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal law