Community Engagement Wanted

Join the City of San Carlos as we consider possible firearms zoning and health and safety regulations. 

Check this page for updates on the progress of this process and opportunities for you to learn/engage more.

Council Action

The City Council adopted Ordinance 1526 on November 13, 2017 imposing a moratorium for forty-five days prohibiting new retail establishments selling ammunition or firearms. On November 27, 2017, they extended the moratorium for 10 months and 15 days via Ordinance 1528.

After conducting a public hearing on October 22, 2018, the Council adopted urgency Ordinance 1536 extending the moratorium for an additional six months, which will expire on May 12, 2019.

Next Steps

Below is a tentative schedule of next steps. 

November 19, 2018           Planning Commission Study Session #2, if necessary

January 14, 2019                 City Council Study Session

February 4, 2018                 Planning Commission review of Ordinance(s) recommend to City Council

March 11, 2019                    City Council First Reading of Ordinance(s)

March 25, 2019                    City Council Second Reading of Ordinance(s)

Engage and Voice Your Opinion

  • View past discussions:
 City Council Meeting  November 13, 2017  Agenda Packet - Item 8A (p. 608)  Video 
 City Council Meeting  November 27, 2017  Agenda Packet - Item 7A (p. 292)  Video
 City Council Meeting  October 22, 2018  Agenda Packet - Item 8A (p. 70)  Video
 Planning Commission Meeting  November 5, 2018  Agenda Packet - Item 6E (p. 43)  Video