Restricted Places

Where am I prohibited from carrying a firearm (open or concealed) on the premises?
Firearm carry is generally prohibited in the following areas:
•Businesses serving alcohol for consumption on the premises (exceptions for peace officers and
ccw permitees, see A.R.S. 4-229, A.R.S. 4-244, A.R.S. 13-3102)
•Polling places on election days (peace officers are excepted)
•K-12 school grounds (some exceptions apply) (peace officers are excepted)
•Commercial nuclear & hydroelectric generating stations (peace officers are excepted)
•Military installations (peace officers are limited)
•Indian reservations (check w/tribe, peace officers are limited)
•Game preserves (peace officers are limited)
•National parks (peace officers are limited); more information available at or
contact the park service regarding pending federal legislation.
•Correctional facilities
•Federal buildings (peace officers are limited)
•Airports (in or beyond security checkpoints) (peace officers are limited)
•Where federal, state or local laws prohibit weapons (peace officers are limited)
•State or local government/private establishments or events when asked by the
operator/sponsor/agent. Most government facilities will provide a location to temporarily store a
firearm. Persons who refuse to leave and/or secure their weapon are trespassing and can be
cited or arrested for ARS 13-1502 or ARS 13-1503, depending on the venue (peace officers are
•Public college or university grounds where carry has been prohibited by governing board