Chapter 9.30   WEAPONS CONTROL


9.30.010   Statutes incorporated by reference.

The following statutes regarding weapons control are incorporated by reference:

RCW 9.41.010 Terms defined.
RCW 9.41.050 Carrying firearms.
RCW 9.41.060 Exceptions to restrictions on carrying firearms.
RCW 9.41.098 Forfeiture of firearms—Disposition—Confiscation.
RCW 9.41.120 Firearms as loan security.
RCW 9.41.140 Alteration of identifying marks—Exceptions.
RCW 9.41.230 Aiming or discharging firearms, dangerous weapons.
RCW 9.41.240 Possession of piston by person from eighteen to twenty-one.
RCW 9.41.250 Dangerous weapons—Penalty.
RCW 9.41.260 Dangerous exhibitions.
RCW 9.41.270 Weapons apparently capable of producing bodily harm—Unlawful carrying or handling—Penalty—Exceptions.
RCW 9.41.280 Possessing dangerous weapons on school facilities penalty exemptions.
RCW 9.41.300 Weapons prohibited in certain places—Local laws and ordinances—Exemptions—Penalty.
RCW 9.41.810 Penalty.
RCW 77.16.250 Loaded firearms in vehicles.
RCW 77.15.260 Shooting firearm from public highway.
RCW 77.16.290 Law enforcement officers exempt.


(Ord. 645 § 17 (part), 1998)

9.30.020   Disposition of firearms.

All firearms taken into the custody of the Black Diamond police department on or after July 1, 1993, and that are judicially forfeited or forfeited due to a failure to make a claim under RCW 63.40.010, are to be disposed of as follows:


The Black Diamond police department may retain legal firearms for agency use.


The chief of police, or his or her designee, may auction or trade legal firearms to properly licensed commercial sellers, as deemed appropriate by the chief of police or his or her designee. All proceeds of an auction/trade may be retained by the Black Diamond police department for agency use.


The chief of police or his or her designee may destroy legal firearms in lieu of subsections A and B of this section at the discretion of the chief of police.


Firearms determined by the chief of police or his or her designee to be illegal for any person to possess shall be destroyed.


No firearm shall be disposed of while it is needed for evidence.

(Ord. 645 § 17 (part), 1998)

9.30.030   Loaded firearm in vehicle—Unlawful use or possession—Penalty.

The city adopts by reference as though fully set forth herein RCW Section 77.15.460 as currently existing or as hereafter amended.

(Ord. 788 § 15, 2005)